Graduate Programs Overview

The University of Montana is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Missoula, Montana. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $7,040 for Montana residents and $23,188 for other students in average.

It offers one hundred eight graduate programs: 59 Master's, 27 Doctorate, 15 Post-Bachelor's, 7 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 523 students have been conferred Master's degree and 344 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameThe University of Montana
TypePublic, 4 or more years
AddressMissoula, Montana, Missoula, MT
Graduate School Students2,656 students
293 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$7,040
Student to Faculty16:1 (6.25%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 108 Graduate Programs
59 Master's, 7 Doctorate, 22 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at The University of Montana with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Montana residents, the tuition & fees are $7,040 and $23,188 for non-Montana residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $262 for Montana residents and $1,120 for out-of-state students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$262$1,120
Books & Supplies$1,100
Room & Board$10,154 (On-Campus) / $10,154 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,592 (On-Campus) / $4,292 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$21,886$38,034
Off-Campus Total$22,586$38,734
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

The University of Montana offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 108 major areas - 63 Master's (5 online programs), 27 Doctorate , 18 Post-Bachelor'(4 online programs), 6 Post-Master'. The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Natural Resources And Conservation
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Natural Resources And Conservation
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Work and Family Studies
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Legal Studies
Natural Resources And Conservation
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Physical Sciences
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Legal Studies
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 10,962 students enrolled in The University of Montana including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 2,656 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 984 male and 1,672 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 1,216 full-time and 1,440 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 293 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 197 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students984
Women Students1,672
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students1,216
Part-time Students1,440
By race/ethnicity 1,588 White, 13 Black, and 281 Asian students are attending at The University of Montana. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races71
17 students are younger than 22 and 606 students are older than 65. The school has 1,157 students aged between 22 and 30 and 876 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under17
40 & Over606
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At The University of Montana, 293 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 197 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment2,656
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses293
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses197
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses2,166
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses293
Montana Resident248
Other State In U.S.45
Outside of U.S.0

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