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Cost and Financial Aid

The Princeton Review has recognized the University of Montana as “one of the nation’s top institutions for undergraduate education and a great buy.”

A college education is one of the most important investments in your life. The University of Montana believes in establishing open communication with families by providing detailed information about the cost of attendance. When comparing other college and university tuition and fees, you will see that UM is an affordable option for a high-quality education. Though the actual cost will vary by the choices you make (such as housing and meal plans), here is an estimate for the total cost of attendance at the University of Montana as a full-time student. Please be aware of your residency status and campus when reviewing the costs.

Cost of Attendance for Resident and Non-Resident Students

Total estimated cost for full-time students for the 2013-14 academic year:

Academic Year Estimated Expenses
MT Residents
Out-of-State
WUE *
Tuition & Mandatory Fees$6,071$20,896$8,691
Books & Supplies$950$950$950
Room & Board**$7,204$7,204$7,204
Academic Year Total$14,225$29,050$16,845

*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 here is an average.

For more information on the Cost of Attendance, please visit the Tuition page.

University of Montana Cost Estimator

Cost of Attendance for International Students

Academic Year Estimated Expenses
Tuition and Fees$21,065
Room and Board *$7,060
Books and Supplies$950
Personal Expenses$1,000
Health Insurance$1,922
Academic Year Total **$31,997

* The cost of Room and Board varies depending on the type of room and meal plan a student chooses. The price listed here is an average.

For more information on the Cost of Attendance, please visit the Tuition page.

Cost of Attendance for Missoula College Students

Total estimated semester cost for full-time Missoula College students for the 2013-14 academic year:

Academic Semester Estimated Expenses
MT Residents
Out-of-State
Tuition & Mandatory Fees$1,707.75$5,550.75
Books & Supplies$475$475
Academic Semester Total$2,182.75$6,025.75

* The cost of Room and Board varies depending on the type of room and meal plan a student chooses. The price listed here is an average.

For more information on the Cost of Attendance, please visit the Tuition page.