University of Montana
Nestled in the heart of western Montana’s stunning natural landscape, the University of Montana is a place where top-tier students, educators and researchers from across the country and around the globe come and thrive. UM is located in Missoula, Montana’s second-largest city with a population of 80,000 residents. The University draws a diverse population to Missoula and helps cultivate an educated, engaged and vibrant community.
More than 10,000 students attend UM and Missoula College, where they receive a world-class education in a broad range of subjects that include the trades, liberal arts, graduate and postdoctoral study and professional training. The academic experience at UM will challenge students mind and bring their dreams to life. The diverse array of academic programs allows students the flexibility to explore their interests and find a course of study that suits their unique strengths.
Campus Recreation enriches the academic experiences of University of Montana students and provides all members with exceptional health, fitness and recreational opportunities. In addition to helpful staff and state-of-the-art facilities, Campus Recreation offers services, events and innovative programs. Program areas include aquatics, fitness programs, golf, intramural sports, outdoor programs and youth camps.
Student group involvement is an important part of the college experience. ASUM-recognized student groups represent a wide variety of academic, pre-professional, spiritual, political, musical, support, service, sport and special interest topics. Currently, there are almost 200 ASUM recognized clubs and organizations, of which approximately three-fourths receive direct funding from ASUM.
The main campus spans 56 acres at the base of Mount Sentinel along the Clark Fork River and includes the park-like Oval at the center of campus, more than 60 architecturally unique buildings and a 25,200-seat football stadium. UM's 180-acre South Campus offers student housing, a golf course, soccer fields and an outdoor track facility. Missoula College occupies two sites in central and west Missoula.