Experience Missoula

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Missoula at a Glance

Missoula: Known as the "Garden City" for its dense trees and lush green landscape, it is nestled in the heart of the northern Rockies of Western Montana. A community of over 70,000 residents, Missoula lies in a mountain forest setting where five valleys converge, three major rivers flow, and seven nearby wilderness areas offer a paramount playground for outdoor enthusiasts. You'll have ready access to some of the world's best hiking, biking, fishing, skiing, and water recreation. Missoula offers urban sophistication in a mountain-town setting.

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Visit UM

We invite you to visit one of the most scenic college campuses in America, engage with our our students, faculty, and staff and try on life as a UM student.

Campus visits

The University of Montana hosts prospective students on campus Monday - Friday throughout the entire year, except holidays. We recommend visiting on a weekday during the academic year to experience campus life at its best.

Campus visits include a guided tour of campus, optional meetings with faculty in your area of interest, and complimentary lunch at our award-winning Food Zoo. 

For the best visit experience, we recommend scheduling your visit at least two weeks in advance and visiting during the academic year

Campus visit details and registration