How much does University of Montana cost?

University of Montana Cost of Attendance
In-state $7,244
Out-of-state $24,959
On-Campus Room and Board $9,544
Off-Campus Room and Board $8,406
Average Annual Cost
Average Cost by Family Income
Family Income Average Cost
Under $30,000 $13,051
$30,000-$48,000 $15,007
$48,000-$75,000 $16,417
$75,000-$110,000 $13,051
Over $110,000 $18,036

University of Montana Financial Aid and Debt


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Financial Aid Breakdown for Full-time Incoming Freshman

Aid Type % Receiving Average Amount
Grant or scholarship aid 89% $5,597
Federal Grants 38% $4,822
Pell grants 38% $4,539
Other federal grants 7% $613
State/local goverment grant or scholarships $1,049
Institutional grants or scholarships 49% $5,229
Student loan aid 57% $6,104
Federal student loans 57% $7,443
Other student loans 3% $13,218

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Micro-scholarships* Colleges Awarding Amount
Have perfect attendance for a year 223 Up to $2,100
Visit a college campus 309 Up to $8,500
Take a challenging class 323 Up to $3,000
Play a sport 156 Up to $1,500
Do an extracurricular activity 310 Up to $3,000
Do community service 313 Up to $500
Take a foreign language class 195 Up to $5,000
Have work experience 214 Up to $12,000
Attend a summer program 156 Up to $4,500

*GPA and other eligibility restrictions may apply

University of Montana Admissions

What is University of Montana's admissions rate?
Acceptance Rate 88%
Average GPA 3.3
SAT Submissions 34% of applicants
SAT Reading 530-640
SAT Math 510-620
SAT Writing 480-600
ACT Submissions 76% of applicants
Composite Score 20-26

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University of Montana Campus Life


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Student Population

Campus Life
Total undergraduates 9323
Living on campus 6%
Transfer Students 100%
Under Age 25
Gender Balance

Student Diversity

Diversity Index: Chance you’ll bump into a diverse range of students
Hispanic or Latino
American Indian or Alaska Native
Black or African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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About University of Montana

For up-to-date information about changes at University of Montana due to COVID-19, check here. Nestled in the heart of western Montana’s stunning natural landscape, the University of Montana is a place where top-tier students, educators and researchers from across the country and around the globe come and thrive. UM is located in Missoula, Montana’s second-largest city with a population of 80,000 residents. The University draws a diverse population to Missoula and helps cultivate an educated, engaged and vibrant community. More than 10,000 students attend UM and Missoula College, where they receive a world-class education in a broad range of subjects that include the trades, liberal arts, graduate and postdoctoral study and professional training. The main campus spans 56 acres at the base of Mount Sentinel along the Clark Fork River and includes the park-like Oval at the center of campus, more than 60 architecturally unique buildings and a 25,200-seat football stadium. UM's 180-acre South Campus offers student housing, a golf course, soccer fields and an outdoor track facility. Missoula College occupies two sites in central and west Missoula.


Missoula, Montana
Missoula, MT

Type Public
Profit Status
Category Research Universities
Setting Small City
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