University of Montana, The [Missoula]

Housing Location Type Offers Scholarships Student Population Offers CLA
Available for Undergraduate and Graduate Urban Yes 10644 (Total) Yes
Degrees Offered Public/Private Institution Type Student Body Student Population
Bachelor Public Doctorate-Granting University Co-educational 699 (International)

Yearly Costs / ELS Level

Living Expenses
Degree Tuition Fees Housing ** Meals OtherExpenses I 20/Visa* (Total Required Funds) ELS
Bachelor $$$ $$ $ $$$$ 112
 I-20/Visa costs include Tuition, Housing, Meals and all other fees in USD
Housing cost may include meals and other expenses to equal Living Expenses


The University of Montana (UM) is located in Missoula, Montana, a safe and scenic city of 80,000 people. Missoula offers a unique combination of small town friendliness and big city excitement. There are plenty of wonderful cafes and restaurants, a lively and eclectic music scene, live theater, art galleries, laid back coffee houses and funky boutiques. The University of Montana (established in 1893) is a comprehensive research university, with a solid undergraduate core. The University is a public co-educational doctoral level institution with long-established programs in forestry and conservation, business, journalism, pharmacy, chemistry, wildlife biology and visual and performing arts. Average Low Temp (winter) 25 ° F / -3 °C Average High Temperature (summer) 84 ° F/ 29 °C


The Residence Life Office provides affordable, convenient, and fun living options on campus and close to campus. On campus, there are nine residence halls with various living options. Off campus, there are UM-owned apartments for upper class students as well as apartments for married students or students with children.

Student life

Representing all 50 of the states in the U.S. and over 70 different countries, students at UM make up a welcoming and spirited campus community. With their wide-ranging interests and unique goals, members of “Griz Nation” actively engage in 200+ student groups and take maximum advantage of the university’s very robust campus recreation offerings. In addition to a lively culture of student involvement on campus, University of Montana also boasts NCAA Division I athletic programs that are the pride of Montana. In fact, when UM’s Washington-Grizzly football stadium is packed to capacity for Griz games, it holds so many people it could be Montana’s 7th largest town! Beyond football, UM athletes also compete in basketball, cross country, track and field, soccer, tennis, golf, softball and volleyball. Students with a creative side have a lot to choose from and UM students can be found attending or performing at film showings, concerts, art shows, and theatre and dance events all year round. To explore the University of Montana, please visit the website at, follow UM on social media, and get a glimpse of life as a Griz by watching the videos on UM’s YouTube channel.