The University of Montana Graduate Schools

The University of Montana (referred to as The University of Montana) is a Public, 4 years school located in Missoula, MT. It is classified as Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at The University of Montana is $6,610 for Montana residents and $21,958 for out-of-state students. The school has 2,656 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 10,962 including undergraduate students.

The University of Montana Graduate School Overview

The University of Montana (referred to as The University of Montana) is a Public, 4 years school located in Missoula, MT. It is classified as Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice.
The University of Montana is accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (4/1/1932 - Current).
The University of MontanaDirectory Information
School NameThe University of Montana (referred to as The University of Montana)
AddressMissoula, Montana, Missoula, MT 59812
Phone406-243-0211
Webhttps://www.umt.edu
Online Applicationhttps://admissions.umt.edu/apply/default.php
Financial Infohttps://www.umt.edu/finaid
The 2020 graduate school tuition & fees at The University of Montana is $6,610 for Montana residents and $21,958 for out-of-state students. The school has 2,656 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 10,962 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 101 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice). Among them, 5 programs are available online classes.
The University of Montana Graduate School 2020 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$21,958
$6,610 for Montana Residents
Student Population2,656
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)
Number of Programs101 graduate programs
(5 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio16 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at The University of Montana is $6,610 for Montana residents and $21,958 for out-of-state students for academic year 2019-2020. The tuition per credit hour is $262 for Montana residents and $1,120 for out-of-state students. The University of Montana offers the alternative tuition plans.
The University of Montana 2020 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Montana Residents$6,610
Out-of-State$21,958
Tuition per Credit Hour
Montana Residents$262
Out-of-State$1,120
The University of Montana offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On The University of Montana campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at The University of Montana
Distance Learning (Online Classes)5 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army)
  • Study abroad
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

The University of Montana 2020 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2019-2020, the graduate school tuition & fees of The University of Montana is $6,610 for Montana residents and $21,958 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are increased by 5.07% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & fees at The University of Montana
Montana ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2015-2016$4,135$1,683$18,196$1,737
2016-2017$4,135$1,758$18,742$1,812
2017-2018$4,491$1,773$19,106$1,827
2018-2019$4,716$1,789$19,106$1,843
2019-2020$4,716$1,894$20,064$1,948
For academic year 2019-2020, the living costs are $13,914 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at The University of Montana. On-campus living costs are increased by 4.69% compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $13,914. Off-campus living costs are increased by 4.44% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Living Costs at The University of Montana
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2015-2016$8,406$3,154$8,406$3,154
2016-2017$8,826$3,057$8,826$3,757
2017-2018$9,178$2,835$9,178$3,535
2018-2019$9,544$3,078$9,544$3,778
2019-2020$9,966$3,248$9,966$3,948
For academic year 2019-2020, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $262 for Montana residents and $1,120 for other students at The University of Montana. The graduate tuition per credit hour are increased by 5.56% compared to previous academic year.
2019-2020 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour The University of Montana
Montana ResidentsOut-of-State
2015-2016$283$1,067
2016-2017$284$1,099
2017-2018$250$1,062
2018-2019$262$1,061
2019-2020$262$1,120
The law school tuition at The University of Montana is $12,950 for Montana residents and $33,482 for out-of-state students for academic year 2019-2020. Next table shows the tuition & fees for law school and/or medical schools at The University of Montana.
2019-2020 Law School/Medical School Tuition at The University of Montana
Montana ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
Pharmacy$10,942$2,302$29,734$2,374
Law$10,848$2,102$31,308$2,174

Graduate Programs at The University of Montana

The University of Montana offers 114 graduate programs for Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate. Next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 967 students have completed their study at The University of Montana.
Offered Degrees at The University of Montana
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree635522
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship24039
Doctor's degree - other30305
Post Bachelor's Degree18480
Post Master's Degree6021
Total1149967

The University of Montana offers 114 programs through Master's, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 967 students have completed their studies.
  • 522 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 305 students have earned/completed Doctorate (Practice) program.
  • 80 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 21 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 32 completers$28,900
Environmental Studies22-
Forestry3-
Forest Management/Forest Resources Management0-
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management7-
Communication and Journalism [+] 12 completers-
Speech Communication and Rhetoric4-
Journalism8-
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 4 completers-
Computer and Information Sciences4-
Computer Science0-
Education [+] (4 completers) 93 completers-
Education0-
Curriculum and Instruction48$39,300
Educational Leadership and Administration14-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services16$36,300
Elementary Education and Teaching0-
Secondary Education and Teaching0-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching1-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching14-
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics [+] 2 completers-
Foreign Languages and Literatures0-
Linguistics2-
Work and Family Studies [+] 0 completers-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences0-
Family and Community Services0-
English Language And Literature [+] 20 completers-
English Language and Literature9-
Creative Writing11-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 7 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Biochemistry0-
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology0-
Microbiology0-
Exercise Physiology0-
Toxicology0-
Pharmacology and Toxicology (other)0-
Ecology7-
Neuroscience0-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences (other)0-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 4 completers-
Mathematics3-
Mathematics and Statistics (other)1-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 9 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
International/Global Studies6-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)3-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 2 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management2-
Health and Physical Education/Fitness0-
Philosophy And Religious Studies [+] 5 completers-
Philosophy5-
Physical Sciences [+] 4 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry0-
Geology/Earth Science4-
Psychology [+] 14 completers-
Psychology8-
School Psychology6-
Human Services [+] (2 completers) 71 completers-
0-
Public Administration35$42,400
Social Work36$38,000
Social Sciences [+] 35 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology15-
Economics6-
Geography10-
Political Science and Government2-
Sociology2-
Visual And Performing Arts [+] (2 completers) 41 completers-
Visual and Performing Arts17-
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts6-
Cinematography and Film/Video Production5-
Drawing5-
Music (other)8-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (2 completers) 50 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist26-
Athletic Training/Trainer11-
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry0-
Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration (other)1-
Public Health12-
Business [+] 105 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management68$51,200
Accounting25-
Management Science12-
History [+] 2 completers-
History2-
Total522
Doctorate (Research) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] 5 completers-
Forestry2-
Forest Management/Forest Resources Management0-
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management3-
Education [+] 12 completers-
Education0-
Curriculum and Instruction3-
Educational Leadership and Administration8-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services1-
Biological And Biomedical Sciences [+] 8 completers-
Biology/Biological Sciences0-
Biomedical Sciences0-
Biochemistry0-
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology1-
Microbiology0-
Toxicology1-
Ecology6-
Neuroscience0-
Biological and Biomedical Sciences (other)0-
Mathematics And Statistics [+] 0 completers-
Mathematics0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 1 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)1-
Physical Sciences [+] 1 completers-
Physical Sciences0-
Chemistry1-
Geology/Earth Science0-
Materials Science0-
Psychology [+] 7 completers-
Psychology7-
Social Sciences [+] 2 completers-
Social Sciences0-
Anthropology2-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 0 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry0-
History [+] 0 completers-
History0-
Total39
Doctorate (Practice) Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 239 completers-
Pharmacy59-
Physical Therapy/Therapist180-
Total305
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Natural Resources And Conservation [+] (1 completers) 13 completers-
Natural Resources Management and Policy0-
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management4-
Natural Resources and Conservation (other)9-
Education [+] 13 completers-
Education0-
Educational Leadership and Administration5-
Superintendency and Educational System Administration1-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching3-
Environmental Education4-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies [+] 1 completers-
Biological and Physical Sciences0-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies (other)1-
Human Services [+] (2 completers) 0 completers-
0-
Public Administration0-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] (4 completers) 48 completers-
Health and Wellness5-
Chiropractic0-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management29-
Public Health4-
Environmental Health10-
Physical Therapy/Therapist0-
Business [+] 5 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management0-
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies2-
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services (other)3-
Total80
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 4 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration1-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services3-
Legal Studies [+] 8 completers-
Law0-
American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence4-
Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Law3-
Legal Professions and Studies (other)1-
Psychology [+] 9 completers-
Psychology0-
School Psychology9-
Total21

Graduate Student Population at The University of Montana

For academic year 2019-2020, total 2,656 students enrolled into The University of Montana graduate schools where it has total 10,962 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 1,216 full-time and 1,440 part-time students. By gender, 984 male and 1,672 female students are attending The University of Montana graduate schools. Next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status for The University of Montana.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
The University of Montana
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,6569841,672
Full-time1,216474742
Part-tme1,440510930
Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at The University of Montana.
There are 1,588 White (59.79%), 13 Black/African American (0.49%), 70 Hispanic (2.64%), 281 Asian (10.58%), and 704 students with other races. 239 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at The University of Montana
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,6569841,672
American Indian/Native American582137
Asian28192189
Black/African American1394
Hispanic702842
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander532
White1,588593995
Two More712843
Un-Known331107224
Non-resident Alien239103136
The University of Montana offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 293 graduate students (11.03% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 197 graduate students (7.42% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for The University of Montana.
Distance Learning Student Population at The University of Montana
Number of Students
Total2,656
Enrolled Online Exclusively293
Enrolled Some Online Courses197
Not in Online Courses2,166
The following table summarizes the graduate students population by age at The University of Montana. 450 students are aged 20 to 24 (16.94% of total students), 152 students are aged above 50 (5.72%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at The University of Montana.
Graduate Student Population By Age at The University of Montana
TotalMaleFemale
Total2,6569841,672
Age 20-2117611
Age 22-24433141292
Age 25-29724265459
Age 30-34501210291
Age 35-39375147228
Age 40-49454167287
Age 50-641384296
Over 641468

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California State University-Sacramento (Sacramento State) is a Public, 4 years school located in Sacramento, CA. The 2020 graduate program tuition & fees is $8,802 for California residents and $18,306 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 3,089 and it offers total 46 graduate programs(1 online programs).
University of Northern Colorado (Northern Colorado) is a Public, 4 years school located in Greeley, CO. The 2020 graduate program tuition & fees is $12,894 for Colorado residents and $21,647 for out-of-state students. The school has a total graduate enrollment of 3,205 and it offers total 65 graduate programs(15 online programs).
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