Montana Tech

Montana Tech of the University of Montana

1300 W Park St, Butte, United States
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  • Previously Enrolled
    20

Overview of Montana Tech of the University of Montana (Montana Tech)

About this school

Montana Tech, founded in 1896 as Montana College of Mineral Science and Technology, is a public, multipurpose institution. Its 56-acre campus is located in Butte, south of Great Falls.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:2,428
    • Men:1,497 (61.7%)
    • Women:931 (38.3%)

Location

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Admission Information (Montana Tech)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Montana Tech of the University of Montana is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
4
Science
2
-
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
3
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
2
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Writing component recommended
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Used for admission ACT: Used for admission

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1300 West Park Street
City, State, Zip
Butte, MT  59701-8997
Phone
(406) 496-4256
Fax
(406) 496-4710
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$30
Application Fee Waiver
Not available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
Not reported
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
-
Letters Of Recommendation
-
Other
Proof of immunization required for freshmen
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
92% of 981 applicants were admitted
Women
91% of 321 applicants were admitted
Men
92% of 660 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
546 (61%) of 898 admitted students enrolled
Women
200 (69%) of 291 admitted students enrolled
Men
346 (57%) of 607 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.61
375 And Above
40%
3.50 - 3.74
20%
3.25 - 3.49
16%
3.00 - 3.24
8%
2.50 - 2.99
14%
2.00 - 2.49
2%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
575-670 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
8%
• Score 600 - 700
50%
• Score 500 - 600
36%
• Score 400 - 500
6%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
540-630 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
11%
• Score 600 - 700
28%
• Score 500 - 600
56%
• Score 400 - 500
6%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
24 average |22-27 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
9%
• Score 24 - 29
46%
• Score 18 - 23
44%
• Score 12 - 17
1%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (Montana Tech)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $7,411|Out-of-state: $22,574
  • Room & Board: - $9,828 (100.0%)
  • Other Expences: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Montana Tech of the University of Montana accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline December 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning February 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002531
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
287 (84.4%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
201 (70.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
201 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
44 (21.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
67%
Average Award
$10,327
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 174 (86.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,777
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 117 (58.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,422
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 30 (14.9%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
47 (13.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,862

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
1,421 (68.5%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
1,119 (78.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,119 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
146 (13.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
59%
Average Award
$11,025
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 930 (83.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,768
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 821 (73.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,967
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 75 (6.7%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
271 (13.1%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,784

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
54%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$27,926
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Engineering/Technologies, Home Economics, Humanities, Mathematics, Physical Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Hobbies/Interests, Leadership, Memberships
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, First-Generation College Students, Local/State Students, Married Students, Out-of-State Students, Veterans

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction (Montana Tech)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


150

Part-Time Faculty


63

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


42%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 24% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 37% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 15% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 10% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 6% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 6% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 42% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 32% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 19% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 2% of discussion sections/labs
  • 40-49 students: - 4% of discussion sections/labs
  • 50-59 students: - 0% of discussion sections/labs
  • Over 100 students: - 0% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-59
Over 100 students
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
241,892

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
660
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Montana Tech of the University of Montana provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


76.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


Not reported

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


44.0%

Programs & Majors (Montana Tech)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (23)


  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business/Commerce, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Software Engineering
  • Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering, General
  • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
  • General Studies
  • Geological/Geophysical Engineering
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Management Information Systems and Services, Other
  • Mathematics, General
  • Medical Informatics
  • Metallurgical Engineering
  • Mining and Mineral Engineering
  • Occupational Health and Industrial Hygiene
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Physical Sciences
  • Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Statistics, General

Most Popular Disciplines


Not reported

Professional Degree Programs


Not reported

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Summer session

Study Abroad


Engineering, Health professions and related sciences, Business/marketing

Online Degrees


Engineering

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Project Engineering and Management, Master of Science

Master's Programs of Study (16)


  • Electrical Engineering
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Geochemistry
  • Geological Engineering
  • Geology
  • Geosciences
  • Hydrogeology
  • Industrial Hygiene
  • Industrial/Management Engineering
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Metallurgical Engineering and Metallurgy
  • Mineral/Mining Engineering
  • Petroleum Engineering
  • Project Management
  • Technical Communication

Campus Life (Montana Tech)

Location & Geography

Population


33,854

Nearest Metropolitan Area


56 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
9.6 average low in January, 75.8 average high in September
Rain
96 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
300 mile(s) from campus in Spokane
Nearest Bus Station
2 mile(s) from campus in Butte
Nearest Train Station
280 mile(s) from campus in Shelby

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


12% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


88%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Not available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Not available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics
Mascot
Orediggers
School Colors
Green, white, copper, and silver

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Football
Golf
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Football
Golf
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football, racquetball, softball, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Montana Tech of the University of Montana offers choral groups, radio station, student newspaper, circle k, ski/snowboard club, bsu, hockey club, dance club

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,924

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
2,428
Women
931
Men
1,497

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 2.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.6% Asian
  • 1.0% Black/African-American
  • 2.1% Hispanic/Latino
  • 0.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 86.4% White
  • 7.0% Unknown

International Students


8.6% from 10 countries

Average Age


24

Number of Graduate Students


250

Student Resources (Montana Tech)

Study resources