The University of Montana
Missoula, MT, USA

Tuition, Cost & Aid

Affordability and Cost

Average Net Price Average net price for full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates paying the in-state or in-district tuition rate who were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution. Other sources of grant aid are excluded. Aid awarded anytime during the full aid year is included.

Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state or local government, or institutional grant and scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies and the weighted average room and board and other expenses.
$15,353
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Average Net Price By Family Income
Income
Average Amount
< $30k
$13,051
$30k - $48k
$15,007
$48k - $75k
$16,417
$75k - $110k
$17,908
$110k+
$18,036
Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$7,354
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$26,218
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$9,966
Books and Supplies
$1,100
Tuition Payment Plan
Yes
Financial Aid: visit page
Financial Aid Email: [email protected]

Aid & Grants

0
100
61%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
36%
Average Aid Per Year
$6,057
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
36%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,822
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$5,229
Students receiving state aid
0%
Average State Grant Aid Per Year
$1,049
Students receiving federal aid
38%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,822
Total Needs Based Scholarships/Grants Total amount of grant or scholarship aid awarded to all undergraduates from the federal government, state/local government, the institution, and other sources known to the institution.
$16,400,491
Total Non-Need-Based Scholarships/Grants
$4,654,902

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
57%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$6,104
Students receiving federal loans
57%
Average Federal Loans Per Year
$5,556
Average Other Loans Per Year
$13,218
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$14,250
Loan Default Rate
8%
US National: 7%
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$241

What Students Are Saying

3.78 Average Rating
definitely worth every penny.
Albert from Missoula, MT
the university's tuition plan, while still expensive, is much more affordable than other large universities. in-state tuition was about $13,000 a year, and out of state was about $27,000 a year. while still up there, the tuition is definitely worth the education.
Erin from Aurora, CO
fairly affordable as far as universities run, especially if you can claim in- state tuition.
Matt from Great Falls, MT
For some students from out-of-state, the cost was a bit high, but the education and social opportunities offered to us made up for it.
Molly from Kinsey, MT
As a Montana resident, I find tuition and expenses to be very affordable considering what I get in return. I am getting the best education without ever leaving my home state. Many of the people on my floor are from out of state and they all say it is cheaper for them to go to UM than to stay in there own state! UM is definitely worth the money.
Alyssa from Butte, MT
Excellent education at state school prices!
Steve from Missoula, MT
A great public school!
Devan from Bellevue, ID
I have learned SO much.
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