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4 College Freshman

Overall Experience: Taking classes at the University of Montana while still in High School was a great experience for me. The campus is beautiful and the teachers were very helpful with any question or concerns I had in my classes. I'm excited to attend the University of Montana this fall for these reasons.

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: The professors are very willing to meet with you and help in any way possible. They want to see you succeed!

4 College Sophomore

Overall Experience: The experience has been great

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: My experience at college has been awesome for many reasons. The past two years of attending the University of Montana I have been very involved in different clubs or community service. I think the clubs I have been involved with helped me meet my roommate and best friends today. I would go on trips with these clubs gaining new experiences including seeing new sites in the beautiful Montana, gaining new social skills, and much more. I college is super important for life skills because you are going to a new place where you don't really know everyone around you. This forces you to put yourself out there to make friends, to do things you never would have had the chance to back home, changes your political and personal views on a lot of different things, and you get to experience new people that maybe you come to like more than you would have thought. College is the biggest learning experience of your life, and the learning doesn't just come from the school and books part.

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4 College Junior

Overall Experience: Both Missoula and UM have a lot to offer and truly exemplify what it means to be in Montana. This really is the most beautiful campus you could imagine. I really can't think of any downsides to the school except the parking, which is usually bad at most medium/large universities.The classes are mostly easy but quickly get difficult as you move into your junior and senior years (at least in the sciences). The athletic facilities and sports teams are excellent for the size of the school. All of the administrative, health and support services at the school have been outstanding.

7 people found this useful Report
4 College Junior

Overall Experience: The University of Montana is uniqe in that it offers programs ranging across a wide variety of fields and if by chance does not have it, it can offer courses which can lead to places where you might obtain your desired degree.

4 College Junior

Overall Experience: I love the atmosphere of my school, the students and faculty are so kind and always willing to help each other out.

5 College Senior

Overall Experience: Honestly it's a pretty great environment. Academics are just right, people are generally very nice. Missoula is a very nice town. The school definitely puts an emphasis on being healthy in terms of exercise. A good portion of the student body bikes and just generally loves to be outdoors.

3 College Junior

Overall Experience: The campus is beautiful but parking is a nightmare and the cost of tuition and extraneous expenses and construction that I don't receive benefits from is very high.

4 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Housing: I love living off campus! The school owned off-campus apartments are great!

1 person found this useful Report
2 College Sophomore

Party Scene: Im not a partier, I just hang out with friends.

4 College Sophomore

Off-Campus Dining: Missoula has quite a bit of variety.

1 person found this useful Report
2 College Sophomore

Administration: The University is too lenient on their alcohol policy.

3 College Sophomore

Scholarships: The staff in the financial aid department are not very helpful

4 College Sophomore

Campus Food: I don't eat at campus very often

3 College Sophomore

Campus Housing: I do not live on campus, but really enjoy my apartment off campus.

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3 College Junior

Administration: The administration is pretty lenient about most issues. I lived in one of the more relaxed dorms and no one cared what you did. I mean sure you could land a RA who is super strict but most are fairly laid back. Tons of drugs get used around campus and I feel like no one cares as long as you don't flaunt it. For example if people go to their dorms and drink or smoke weed no one cares but if kids walked around during the middle of the day with blunts, it might be a different story. Then again, it is Missoula. I remember at one of the football games people were smoking weed in the student section. Just depends on who you hang out with. Parking is a hassle. Don't bring your car if you have the choice.

3 College Junior

Scholarships: I only got a small scholarship, but financial aid did take good care of me.

4 College Junior

Campus Food: Campus food is great. Sure it's not gourmet food... but this is college. With this in mind, the food is actually pretty good. The food zoo gives you great value. Every now and then the food zoo really knocks it out of the park and does really well with the food.

4 College Junior

Campus Housing: By and large campus housing is great. Choose your dorm depending on what type of person you are. Quieter dorms tend to be Pantzer and Knowles/Turner. Craig, Jesse, and Aber tend to be more wild. Proximity is great. Aber is closer to athletic facilities and the UC but is further away from the food zoo. Get the all-campus meal plan. You'll have cash left over to spend at the corner store.

4 College Freshman

Academics: good ive leanred a lot

5 College Freshman

Greek Life: Lots of houses to join, All sororities and all but 1 fraternity have housing available.

1 person found this useful Report
5 College Freshman

Athletics: Anything in terms of Athletics is great at this school, The stadiums (Football, Softball, Soccer), rec center

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Freshman

Off-Campus Housing: Depending on where you come from, I think off-campus housing is very fairly priced.

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5 College Freshman

Off-Campus Dining: Great food, all around, any-time of day. Just go downtown and walk in any place and it'll be good

2 people found this useful Report
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The University of Montana does not provide an escape from "the real world" the same way that private liberal arts colleges and Ivy Leagues do. UM provides a diverse mix of diligent and lazy, smart and dumb, rich and poor—not a selective group of wealthy nerds with a love of learning and high SAT scores. Since the University of Montana admits 70 percent of its applicants, UM students work with all types of people with different levels of drive, intelligence, and economic class.

Life is what you make of it at UM. If UM students form relationships with professors, get involved, utilize resources and opportunities, and don't assume that a mere college degree guarantees a job, then they will get back what they put into the University. UM does not coddle or compliment its students, unless those students have the initiative to make themselves known within the community. It's not an isolated bubble, and students have to eke out their own jobs, opportunities, and attention in order to succeed. The campus itself looks Edenic, untouched, and beautiful. Students always stop to say "hi" to one another, so in its physical and behavioral aspects, UM does not resemble "the real world." Mountains, fresh air, and wide open spaces characterize life at UM, and perhaps some people prefer the hustle, bustle, and noise of the city, but to UM students, that's not "real" life.

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