About The University of Montana
The University of Montana is a state university located in Missoula, Montana, U.S. The school was founded in 1893. It is the largest campus in the five-campus University of Montana System.
The university has five colleges: Arts and Sciences, Health Professions and Biomedical Sciences, the Davidson Honors College, Forestry and Conservation, and Technology. There are five schools in the University of Montana: Business Administration, Education, Fine Arts, Journalism, and Law. The university also has a Continuing Education academic unit.
The university calls itself a city within a city, and contains its own eateries, medical facilities, banking, postal services, and ZIP Code.
The University of Montana ranks 17th in the nation and fifth among public universities in producing Rhodes Scholars, with a total of 28 such scholars. The University of Montana has 10 Truman Scholars, 14 Goldwater Scholars and 28 Udall Scholars to its name. The University of Montana’s Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library houses the earliest authorized edition of the Lewis and Clark journals.
Rolling Stone magazine has called the university the "Most scenic campus in America", while Outside Magazine states "Among the top 10 colleges nationally for combining academic quality and outdoor recreation".