Assessment is an integral part of the management of resources at the University of Montana. The University informs its planning and budget processes and ensures accountability through institutional assessment and programmatic assessment.

Institutional Assessment

Each year, the University of Montana publishes an Institutional Assessment Report. A mix of qualitative and quantitative indicators, the Institutional Assessment Report measures achievement of our strategic initiatives and progress toward institutional goals.

University of Montana Accreditation

The University's Assessment work is tied closely to our accreditation by the Northwest Commission on Colleges & Universities.

Academic Assessment

Institutional Data Reporting

For the purposes of comparison and assessment, the University Data Office continually compares institutional data with national benchmarks.

National Survey of Student Engagement

Every few years, UM participates in the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE). 

Additional Assessment