The University of Montana Western is abbreviated as UMW. It is a public university located in Dillon, Montana, United States. UMW was founded as the Montana State Normal School in 1893. The university offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse areas of study including fine arts, education, business, social sciences, technology, environmental science, and philosophy. Special programs including honors seminars, and technical education is also available at the university.
UMW is a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, Intercollegiate Horse Show Association, and National Intercollegiate Rodeo. UMW is also a member of the Frontier Conference. The university mascot is a bulldog, and the athletics teams are nicknamed as the Bulldogs. Varsity athletics teams of the college participate in sports including basketball, volleyball, golf, rodeo and football.
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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