Estimated Direct Costs

A college education is one of the most important investments you will make in your life.  When comparing other tuition and fees for other universities, it’s clear UM is an affordable option for a high-quality education.

University of Montana 2016/17 Estimated Expenses

Students Seeking a Bachelor’s Degree
Academic Year Estimated Expenses MT Residents Out-of-State WUE *
Tuition & Mandatory Fees $6,215 $23,741 $8,473
Room & Board ** $8,826 $8,826 $8,826
Academic Year Total $15,041 $32,567 $17,299
For an estimate of the total cost of attendance for the University of Montana, including allowances for books, supplies, and travel, visit the Financial Aid website.

Missoula College 2016/17 Estimated Expenses

Students Seeking an Associate’s Degree or Certificate
Academic Year Estimated Expenses MT Residents Out-of-State
Tuition & Mandatory Fees $3,588 $12,528
Room & Board ** $8,826 $8,826
Academic Year Total $12,414 $21,354
For an estimate of the total cost of attendance for Missoula College, including allowances for books, supplies, and travel, visit the Financial Aid website for Missoula College.

Additional Information

* The Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE) is a competitive, academic, merit-based scholarship available only to qualifying residents of Western states.
** The cost of Room and Board varies depending on the type of room and meal plan a student chooses. The price listed above is an average.

The complete student fees listing is available from Business Services.

Financial Aid

The University of Montana understands the importance of funding your education. Nearly every student is eligible to obtain financial aid to assist with the cost of their education. To be considered for the maximum amount of aid, please submit all application materials and the FAFSA by November 15.

Learn more about your financial aid options.