University of Montana Catalog 2023-2024

University of Montana Missoula - Mission


The University of Montana transforms lives by providing a high-quality and accessible education and by generating world-class research and creative scholarship in an exceptional place. We integrate the liberal arts and sciences into undergraduate, graduate and professional studies to shape global citizens who are creative and agile learners committed to expanding the boundaries of knowledge and to building and sustaining diverse communities.

Vision Statement

The University of Montana will be a Flagship for the Future, fostering inclusive prosperity and democracy while creating new knowledge and ways of learning.

We are a public research institution with doors open to all, built on a 128-year-old promise to transform lives and create pathways to meaningful success. We embrace curiosity and experimentation to meet the demands of a rapidly changing landscape while preserving the hallmarks of a holistic education. We recognize the unique capacity of each individual to affect meaningful community change and we champion the vital role of higher education to nurture a healthy democratic society.

Equal Opportunity

University of Montana is committed to a program of equal opportunity for education, employment and participation in University activities without regard to race, color, gender, age, religion, creed, political ideas, marital or family status, physical or mental disability, national origin or ancestry, gender identity, or sexual orientation.