You will pay in-state/in province tuition/fees directly to your host campus.
OPEN - Host campus accepts ALL qualified applicants.
PLAN B: UNEVEN
You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
UNEVEN - Host campus accepts a few more students than it sends out.
Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Plan A Tuition & Fees: $3,222
Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals: $3,631
PLAN A, PLAN B
Policies & Procedures
Campus Detail Info
Member Campus Links
How to Apply
Applications are submitted through your home campus coordinator.
Find Your NSE Office
Missoula is known as an outdoor Mecca for a reason. University students enjoy many outdoor sports including downhill and cross-country skiing, rock climbing, canoeing, kayaking, rafting, fishing, etc. In addition, Missoula is the second largest city in the state and is often referred to as the cultural center of Montana. Students take advantage of Missoula's unique cultural activities like theatre, art walks, festivals, and concerts. Missoula is referred to as the "Garden City" because of its mild winters and moderate summers.
Campus Location - Located on the western part of the state, The University of Montana in Missoula is near Glacier and Yellowstone National Parks and Canada. Numerous wilderness areas are only a few miles away.
Helpful Information - Students at our campus enjoy recreating outdoors in all seasons. The University's Outdoor Program offers transportation, classes, workshops, and a full outdoor gear rental program for a variety of outdoor activities. Transportation: Missoula International Airport is a 10-minute drive from campus. Public transportation in Missoula is free for UM students, so there's no need for a car but definitely bring a bicycle!
Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students
Anthropology: Anthropology, Archaeology, Forensic Anthropology
Area Studies: Afro-American Studies, Asian/Oriental Studies, Cinema and Cultural Studies, Latin American Studies, Native American Studies
Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Art Education, Art History, Ceramic Art/Ceramics, Design Technology, Drawing, Fine Art, Media Arts, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Studio Art
Athletics: Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Physical Education
Biological Sciences: Aquatic Biology, Biology/Life Science, Botany/Plant Sciences, Cell Biology, Human Biology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Wildlife Biology
Business: Accounting, Business Administration, Business Education, Business Information Systems, Entertainment Management, Finance/Banking, International Business, Management, Management Information Systems, Marketing, Marketing, Retailing and Merchandising
Chemistry: Biochemistry, Chemistry, Forensic Chemistry, Molecular Biochemistry
Communications: Broadcasting, Communication, Interpersonal and Public Communication, Journalism, Journalism and Contemporary Media, Organizational Communication, Photo Journalism, Radio and Television Studies
Criminal Justice: Criminology
Earth Sciences: Astronomy, Astrophysics, Geology, Geosciences
Education: Early Childhood, Elementary Education, English, Health Education, Mathematics, Music, Physical Education, Secondary Education, Special Education, Theatre Education
English: Classical Studies, Comparative Literature, Creative Writing, English, Film Studies, Linguistics, Literature, Poetry, Rhetoric, Writing
Environmental Studies: Conservation, Ecology, Environmental Health and Safety, Environmental Health Sciences, Environmental Studies, Fire Science, Fish and Game Management, Natural Resources, Range Management/Resources, Resource Recreation Management, Sustainability Studies, Wildlife Biology/Science, Wildlife Conservation, Wildlife Ecology, Wildlife Management, Wildlife Recreation Management
Foreign Language: Arabic, Chinese, Classical Languages, English as a Foreign Language, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Russian, Spanish
Forestry: Forest Management, Forestry
General Studies: Classical Studies, Gender Studies, Liberal Studies
Geography and Urban Studies: Cartography, Geography, Human Geography, Physical Geography, Rural Community Development
Health and Safety Sciences: Communication Disorders, Community Health, Exercise Science, Health Science, Medical Technology, Pharmacy/Pharmaceutical Sciences, Physical Therapy
Information Studies: Computer Science, Information Systems
International Studies: International Relations
Library Science: Library Science
Mathematics: Applied Mathematics, Computation Science, Mathematics, Pure Math, Statistics
Military Sciences: Army ROTC, Military Sciences
Performing Arts: Acting, Dance, Design/Technical, Modern Dance, Music, Music Education, Music History, Music Industry, Music Performance, Music Technology, Music Theory and Composition, Performance, Theater Arts/Drama, Theater Production
Philosophy/Religious Studies: Philosophy, Religious Studies
Physics: Astrophysics, Physics
Political Science: American Political Science, International Affairs/Relations, Political Science, Public Administration/Affairs
Recreation: Outdoor Education, Outdoor Recreation Management, Parks Administration and Management, Recreation
Sociology/Social Work: Gender Studies, Rural Sociology, Social Work, Sociology, Womens Studies
Speech Pathology and Audiology: Communication Disorders, Speech Pathology and Audiology, Speech Therapy
Theater: Performance and Directing
GPA and Other Academic Requirements
Figures are current as of 6/25/2012.
Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
For Plan A U.S. students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your host campus. Students apply for federally funded financial aid by using the FAFSA code of their host campus. Host campuses award aid to incoming Plan A students on a first-come, first-served basis as long as funds are available. Ask your home campus NSE coordinator if your campus awards aid to their own outgoing students. If so, do not apply for aid from your host campus.
For eligible Plan A applicants U.S. federal financial aid may be available in the following programs:
For Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.
Regardless of Plan A or Plan B, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.