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While the primary responsibility for funding your education rests with you and your family, our financial aid program offers assistance and information on additional resources to help cover the cost of your education at the University of Montana Western.

Helpful Information

Financial Aid – Step by Step

Please follow these steps to get started and complete your financial aid application.


College can be expensive, but Montana Western offers a unique scholarship to dramatically lower costs for qualifying out-of-state students.


Learn all about the Education benefits for veterans that Montana Western provides.

Cost of Attendance

Montana Western offers our experiential learning at a cost you can afford, which means our students get more personal attention and more hands-on learning for a fraction of the cost of other regional universities.


Montana Western is pleased to provide you with information regarding scholarship opportunities.

Accepting Your Award Offer – Step by Step

Follow these steps to accept your award offer and receive financial aid.

Work Study

Work Study is a federal or state funded program offered to eligible students who demonstrate financial need.


Information for you and your parent about different available student loan options.


Information for you and your parents on educational grants

Withdrawing or Failure to Begin Attendance

Financial Aid is earned based on attendance and failure to successfully complete a block or semester, could negatively impact your financial aid eligibility. You may also be required to repay some of the financial aid funding you received.

Forms & Disclosures

Here you will find all financial aid related forms and disclosures.

HEERF Reporting

Click here to view Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund Reporting

Residence Life

Residence Life at The University of Montana Western is committed to upholding the academic mission of the university within the campus residential setting. It is the goal of the Residence Life Staff to provide residents with a safe and respectful learning community. In Residence Life, we promote a fun lifestyle and a sense of belonging through a wide range of social and personal experiences.

Contact Information

Financial Aid


710 S. Atlantic Street Dillon, Montana 59725




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