University of Montana--Western

Dillon, MT

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Located in Dillon, Montana, the University of Montana-Western is a public institution founded in 1893. The school was the state of Montana's first teacher education institution and the first to implement a block-scheduling system, known as Experience One, where the students take one class at a time. The school boasts several faculty members who have been recognized by the Carnegie Foundation's Professor of the Year award.

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Quick Facts


710 S. Atlantic Street
Dillon, MT 59725
Institutional Control: Public
Year Founded: 1893

Admission

Academic calendar: Semester
rolling application deadline
71.2% accepted

2015-2016 Tuition

Rolling Deadline for applying for financial aid
4% Used GI Bill benefits to partially or fully finance tuition and fees
$15,265 Tuition and Fees

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Summary


School Details

Has guaranteed admission agreement with at least one other institution: No
Guaranteed admission agreement URL: N/A

Programs Offered

associate degree, bachelor's degree, certificate

Majors Offered

Horse husbandry/equine science and management, Animal training, Agricultural and domestic animal services, other, Computer and information sciences, general, Elementary education and teaching, Teacher education, multiple levels, Early childhood education and teaching, Art teacher education, Business teacher education, English/language arts teacher education, Health teacher education, Technology teacher education/industrial arts teacher education, Mathematics teacher education, Physical education teaching and coaching, Science teacher education/general science teacher education, Social science teacher education, History teacher education, Teacher education and professional development, specific subject areas, other, English language and literature, general, Liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanities, other, Biology/biological sciences, general, Mathematics, general, Environmental science, Natural resources conservation and research, other, Sport and fitness administration/management, Social sciences, general, Visual and performing arts, general, Kinesiotherapy/kinesiotherapist, Business administration and management, general, Operations management and supervision

Minors Offered

Special education and teaching, general, Art teacher education, Business teacher education, English/language arts teacher education, Health teacher education, Technology teacher education/industrial arts teacher education, Mathematics teacher education, Music teacher education, Computer teacher education, Biology teacher education, Drama and dance teacher education, History teacher education, School librarian/school library media specialist, Kinesiotherapy/kinesiotherapist

General Student Body Information

Gender distribution: 
Total number of undergraduates: 1,470
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 1,162
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 251

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, health insurance
Remedial learning services offered: reading, math, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, minority student, military, older student, personal, psychological, religious, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: Late night transport/escort service; 24-hour emergency telephones; Lighted pathways/sidewalks; Controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Activities

Student activities offered: Campus ministries, Choral groups, drama/theater, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, radio station, student government

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for men: Basketball, football
Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for women: Basketball, volleyball


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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 2
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 1 1 0
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 1
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 2
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 1 0 0
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter
Negligent manslaughter
Sex offenses - Forcible
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)
Robbery
Aggravated assault
Burglary
Motor vehicle theft
Arson
Arrests - On-Campus1 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 4 9 2
Liquor law violations 5 1 1
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 4 9 2
Liquor law violations 5 1 0
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession
Drug law violations
Liquor law violations

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.