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  • Students

    Find out more about the characteristics of students who attend UM.

  • Admissions

    See how many students applied, accepted, and enrolled at UM. Learn more about students’ high school preparation and test scores.

  • College Costs & Financial Aid

    Learn about costs to attend UM and how much financial aid is typically awarded.

  • Net Price Calculator

    Estimate your cost to attend UM in a few simple steps.

  • Classes and Campus Life

    Learn more about professors, where students live, and campus safety at UM.

  • Student Experiences

    Discover ways to be actively involved in your education at UM – inside and outside the classroom.

  • Majors, Graduation and Next Steps

    See which majors are most popular at UM and what recent graduates plan to do after earning their bachelor's degree.

  • Student Success & Progress

    Discover how many students who start at UM finish their bachelor's degree and how long it takes.

  • Student Learning Outcomes

    Figure out what learning gains to expect in critical thinking, writing, and other important subjects at UM.

New Student Applications (Fall 2012)

Of the 5,327 new freshman applicants, 94% were admitted and 40% of the admitted students enrolled at The University of Montana in Fall 2012.
Of the 2,510 transfer applicants, 90% were admitted and 60% of the admitted students enrolled at The University of Montana in Fall 2012.

New Freshmen High School Background and Test Scores

Test(s) Required for Admission: SAT or ACT recommended

Shows middle 50% of testing range
Test Scores of Enrolled New Freshmen ACT SAT
Composite 21 - 26  
Math 20 - 26 470 - 600
English 20 - 26  
Critical Reading   480 - 600
50% of enrolled students have test scores within the ranges listed, 25% have scores above, and 25% have scores below.
High School Preparation
High School Background of Enrolled New Freshmen
Percent in top 25% of High School Graduating Class 41%
Percent in top 50% of High School Graduating Class 72%
Percent of new freshmen reporting High School Rank 80%
Average High School GPA (4-point scale) 3.29
Percent of new freshmen reporting High School GPA 97%