The University of Montana

Missoula, MT

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 7,026
Graduate Enrollment: 2,883
Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Small City (<100k)
Four-year, medium, primarily residential // full-time, selective, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 82.14%

Male/Female: 45% / 55% (2017)

First generation college students: 30.2% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 8.0% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.6% (2017)

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,126
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 1070 - 1280

2022 Median Admit ACT: 22
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 18 - 26

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 41.1% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 22.1% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 15.2% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 10.0% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 76.1%
Black: 0.9%
Hispanic: 6.3%
Asian: 1.1%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 4.2%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.1%
2+ races: 7.3%
Non-resident alien: 0.9%
Unknown race: 3.1%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $20,680
In-State tuition: $7,432
Out-of-State tuition: $28,416

Estimated books and supplies: $1,100 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $11,054 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $3,450 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $11,054 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $3,450 (2022)

Average Family Income: $70,845 (2017)
Median Family Income: $36,050 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 31.2%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 44.1%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $22,400 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $237 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $11,651
$30k-48k $12,069
$48k-75k $14,652
$75k-110k $16,051
$110k+ $18,360

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 33%
6-year graduation rate: 48%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 94.9% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $22,400 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $11,000 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $15,500 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $18,283 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 71.6% (2015)
@3 year 77.5% (2017)
@5 year 83.7% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 44.6% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 46.2% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $31,783 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $40,277 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Doctoral Degree Pharmacology and Toxicology. 1
Master's Degree Computer Science. 5
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer Programming. 1
Graduate/Professional Certificate Natural Resources Management and Policy. 1
Bachelor's Degree Forestry. 21 $35,930 ($2,994) $45,530 ($3,794)
Master's Degree Chemistry. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Agricultural Business and Management. 1
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 46 $21,250 $207 $23,563 ($1,964) $38,773 ($3,231)
Master's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 5 $48,747 ($4,062)
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Management and Policy. 28
Master's Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 53 $448 $41,456 ($3,455) $44,088 ($3,674)
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 19 $52,014 ($4,335)
Doctoral Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 2
Graduate/Professional Certificate Educational Administration and Supervision. 7
Master's Degree Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 28 $468 $37,222 ($3,102) $44,026 ($3,669)
Doctoral Degree Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 2
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 81 $24,880 $233 $35,735 ($2,978) $38,726 ($3,227)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 17 $39,579 ($3,298)
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 21 $26,379 ($2,198) $40,740 ($3,395)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 1
Graduate/Professional Certificate Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language. 2
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Electrical Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Environmental Control Technologies/Technicians. 1
Associate's Degree Environmental Control Technologies/Technicians. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Drafting/Design Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 4
Master's Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 4
Bachelor's Degree Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 7
Bachelor's Degree Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 5
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 14
Bachelor's Degree Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 3
Master's Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 1
First Professional Degree Law. 73 $820 $61,101 ($5,092) $66,479 ($5,540)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies. 9
Associate's Degree Legal Support Services. 10
Graduate/Professional Certificate Legal Professions and Studies, Other. 1
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 50 $23,000 $241 $17,068 ($1,422) $32,334 ($2,695)
Master's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 7
Master's Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 21 $48,677 ($4,056)
Associate's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 150 $18,500 $185 $29,349 ($2,446) $28,823 ($2,402)
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 2 $33,519 ($2,793)
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 52 $26,718 $251 $24,262 ($2,022) $32,483 ($2,707)
Doctoral Degree Biology, General. 1
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 8
Doctoral Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 2
Master's Degree Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences. 1
Bachelor's Degree Microbiological Sciences and Immunology. 10
Bachelor's Degree Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences. 88 $20,500 $217
Master's Degree Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences. 8
Master's Degree Pharmacology and Toxicology. 3
Master's Degree Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology. 6
Doctoral Degree Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology. 9
Bachelor's Degree Neurobiology and Neurosciences. 13
Doctoral Degree Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other. 5
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 23 $44,677 ($3,723)
Master's Degree Mathematics. 3
Doctoral Degree Mathematics. 4
Master's Degree Mathematics and Statistics, Other. 2
Bachelor's Degree Biological and Physical Sciences. 29 $16,784
Master's Degree Biological and Physical Sciences. 22
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics and Computer Science. 2
Master's Degree International/Global Studies. 4
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Sustainability Studies. 8
Doctoral Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 2
Bachelor's Degree Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management. 1 $27,917 ($2,326) $35,753 ($2,979)
Master's Degree Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Philosophy. 2
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 8
Master's Degree Philosophy. 2
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 11
Doctoral Degree Chemistry. 5
Bachelor's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 9
Master's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 9
Doctoral Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 1
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 5
Doctoral Degree Materials Sciences. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Science Technologies/Technicians, Other. 2
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 109 $27,000 $245 $27,330 ($2,278) $37,141 ($3,095)
Master's Degree Psychology, General. 4
Doctoral Degree Psychology, General. 7
Master's Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 9
Graduate/Professional Certificate Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 5
Master's Degree Public Administration. 33 $349 $41,957 ($3,496) $57,399 ($4,783)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Public Administration. 5
Bachelor's Degree Social Work. 59 $25,000 $264 $31,275 ($2,606) $34,260 ($2,855)
Master's Degree Social Work. 30 $562 $44,879 ($3,740) $45,759 ($3,813)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Anthropology. 29
Bachelor's Degree Anthropology. 43 $27,235 $265 $27,043 ($2,254) $32,281 ($2,690)
Master's Degree Anthropology. 12 $755
Doctoral Degree Anthropology. 3
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 16
Master's Degree Economics. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Geography and Cartography. 23
Bachelor's Degree Geography and Cartography. 15
Master's Degree Geography and Cartography. 10
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 50 $21,173 $207 $31,178 ($2,598) $42,524 ($3,544)
Master's Degree Political Science and Government. 4
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 62 $24,650 $190 $28,522 ($2,377) $42,714 ($3,560)
Master's Degree Sociology. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Carpenters. 8
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Building/Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection. 9
Associate's Degree Building/Construction Finishing, Management, and Inspection. 12
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Heating, Air Conditioning, Ventilation and Refrigeration Maintenance Technology/Technician (HAC, HACR, HVAC, HVACR). 1
Associate's Degree Heavy/Industrial Equipment Maintenance Technologies. 1 $49,687 ($4,141)
Associate's Degree Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Technologies. 15
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Precision Metal Working. 12
Associate's Degree Precision Metal Working. 11
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Ground Transportation. 7
Master's Degree Visual and Performing Arts, General. 8
Bachelor's Degree Dance. 3
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Design and Applied Arts. 3
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 16 $27,997 $297 $16,091 ($1,341) $23,630 ($1,969)
Master's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 1
Bachelor's Degree Film/Video and Photographic Arts. 42 $26,400 $265 $21,838 ($1,820) $31,598 ($2,633)
Master's Degree Film/Video and Photographic Arts. 1
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 28 $26,187 $260 $18,658 ($1,555) $22,661 ($1,888)
Master's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 6
Bachelor's Degree Music. 27 $35,740 ($2,978)
Master's Degree Music. 5
Bachelor's Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 30 $24,648 $228 $51,284 ($4,274)
Master's Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 33 $674 $54,217 ($4,518) $53,704 ($4,475)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Health and Medical Administrative Services. 9
Associate's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 11
Graduate/Professional Certificate Health and Medical Administrative Services. 56
Associate's Degree Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services. 4
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 9
Graduate/Professional Certificate Business Administration, Management and Operations. 2
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Accounting and Related Services. 2
Associate's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 40 $23,000 $193 $49,846 ($4,154) $49,013 ($4,084)
Master's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 15 $35,148 ($2,929)
Bachelor's Degree Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions. 6
Bachelor's Degree Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration. 4
First Professional Degree Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration. 59 $576 $110,843 ($9,237) $127,040 ($10,587)
Master's Degree Public Health. 12
Graduate/Professional Certificate Public Health. 27
First Professional Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 233 $1,087 $69,866 ($5,822) $71,421 ($5,952)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 13
Associate's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 36 $34,743 $330 $60,229 ($5,019) $68,752 ($5,729)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business Administration, Management and Operations. 8
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 93 $23,923 $216 $38,593 ($3,216) $55,000 ($4,583)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 59 $266 $64,851 ($5,404) $76,330 ($6,361)
Associate's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 11
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 37 $23,500 $246 $41,895 ($3,491) $58,825 ($4,902)
Master's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 20 $60,873 ($5,073) $76,203 ($6,350)
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business Operations Support and Assistant Services. 4
Associate's Degree Business Operations Support and Assistant Services. 4
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations. 5
Graduate/Professional Certificate Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations. 1
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 32
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Hospitality Administration/Management. 1
Associate's Degree Hospitality Administration/Management. 2
Bachelor's Degree International Business. 20
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Management Information Systems and Services. 6
Bachelor's Degree Management Information Systems and Services. 45 $23,250 $228 $55,073 ($4,589) $84,533 ($7,044)
Master's Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 12
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Marketing. 4
Associate's Degree Marketing. 8 $26,729 ($2,227)
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 67
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other. 44
Bachelor's Degree History. 38 $26,500 $258 $27,742 ($2,312) $37,073 ($3,089)
Master's Degree History. 3
Doctoral Degree History. 1
Master's Degree Forestry. 2
Doctoral Degree Forestry. 3
Bachelor's Degree Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management. 59 $25,000 $228 $23,172 ($1,931) $34,957 ($2,913)
Master's Degree Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management. 5
Doctoral Degree Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management. 2
Graduate/Professional Certificate Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management. 3
Graduate/Professional Certificate Natural Resources and Conservation, Other. 13
Bachelor's Degree Area Studies. 4
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 4
Bachelor's Degree Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 21
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 58 $20,328 $198 $31,449 ($2,621) $45,670 ($3,806)
Master's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 7
Bachelor's Degree Journalism. 58 $26,375 $268 $30,093 ($2,508) $35,596 ($2,966)
Master's Degree Journalism. 6
Associate's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 16 $48,247 ($4,021)
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 1 $65,238 ($5,437)
Master's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 1
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Information Science/Studies. 16
Bachelor's Degree Computer Science. 21
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Computer/Information Technology Administration and Management. 18
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Culinary Arts and Related Services. 8
Associate's Degree Culinary Arts and Related Services. 6
Bachelor's Degree East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 13


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $75,420
Full time faculty: 67%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 15.0

School's endowment start of year: $207,453,319 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $273,630,414 (2022)