University of Great Falls in Great Falls

Great Falls, MT

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Overview

University of Great Falls offers 90-degree programs and 27 via distance education. Student-to-faculty ratio is 18:1. 1 high safety campus. Acceptance Rate is 66%. 29.8% are women, and 70.2% are men. 2% percents of international students. University of Great Falls is a member of 5 athletic associations. The average annual total cost of attendance at University of Great Falls is 19726$, that is above national average. Total price of living is between $26322 and $34140 per year. 34% of full-time University of Great Falls students completed their education in 150 percent of time: graduation rate is at the level of national average. Average salary after attending is $30,700, so if you studied 2 years, you’ll get your funds back in less than 2 years.

Average Annual Cost

Average annual cost includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, and living expenses, minus the average grant/scholarship aid. Separate metrics have calculated for different institutions depends on calendar system and sector of the establishment (public or private).

The University of Great Falls is a private and academic-year institution, so it’s net price represents an average of all programs and includes only undergraduates who first enrolled in the fall term and receive Title IV aid. The total cost of attendance depends on whether undergraduates live on campus, off campus (not with family), or off campus (with family).

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$19,726
ABOVE AVERAGE

By Family Income

Depending on the federal state, or institutional grant and available, University of Great Falls students in your income bracket may pay more of less than the overall average costs.

Family IncomeAverage cost
$0 - $30,000$17,507
$30,001 - $48,000$18,650
$48,001 - $75,000$21,508
$75,001 - $110,000$21,157
$110,001+$20,967

Admission considerations

Required:

  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Recommended:

  • Recommendations
  • Admission test scores

Neither required nor recommended:

  • Secondary school rank
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Finance

Charges:

  • Typical room charge for academic year: 4220

  • Typical board charge for academic year: -

  • Combined charge for room and board: -

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Percent of students with financial aid

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14%

Types of financial aids

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859 of University of Great Falls undergraduates were awarded with some type of financial aid, it’s 82 percents of all undergraduate students. This makes University of Great Falls number 6 in the amount of financial aid awarded to students among all educational institutions in Montana.

Students at University of Great Falls awarded 5 types of loans or aids, the biggest percent of students received a federal, state, local or institutional grant aid.

Salary After Attending

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$30,700

According to College Scorecard Data from U.S. Department of Education

Students services

Career

Academic/career counseling service

Employment services for students

Living & meal

Full-time, first-time degree/certificate-seeking students required to live on campus

Institution provide on-campus housing

Institution provides board or meal plan

Veteran Services Available

Yellow Ribbon Program

Credit for military training

Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families

Recognized student veteran organization

Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges

Disability services

5%

Percent indicator of undergraduates formally registered as students with disabilities

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education

Alternative tuition plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institution

Tuition payment plan

Tuition payment plan - a program that allows tuition to be paid in installments spread out over an agreed upon period of time, sometimes without interest or finance charges.

Special learning opportunities

Here are the learning opportunities available in University of Great Falls.

Study abroad

Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)

Teacher certification: students can complete their preparation in certain areas of specialization

Teacher certification: approved by the state for initial certification or licensure of teachers

Study abroad - programs and arrangements giving students a possibility to complete part of the college program studying in another country.

Teacher certifications programs are designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers in elementary, middle/junior high, and secondary schools.

Athletic associations

  • Member of National Athletic Association
  • Member of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA)
  • Member of other national athletic association not listed above
  • NCAA/NAIA member for basketball
  • NCAA/NAIA member for cross country/track

Graduation Rate

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34%
BELOW AVERAGE

University of Great Falls graduation rate is below the national average.

34% of full-time students enrolled for the first time to University of Great Falls completed the education program and got a degree in 150 percent of the expected time of completion.

The graduation rate value includes only programs that were completed less than six years for four-year degrees or less than three years for two-year degrees.

Graduation rate is the percentage of institution’s new-entering, first-time, first-year undergraduate students who complete their program within 150% of the published time for the program. Graduation rate excludes an extensive number of students. This indicator doesn’t take into consideration students of nontraditional enrollments - part-time students, students who enroll mid-year, and who transfer from one institution to another. So graduation rate alone can create a misleading picture. Completion rate in the form of total number of students receiving any types of awards/degrees creates a complete picture. Combining this data with graduation rate is a better way to compare educational institutions.

Applying information

Average number of admissions to one applicant

1 : 1

Average number of applicants to one enrolled

14 : 1

Admission considerations

Required:

  • Secondary school GPA
  • Secondary school record
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Recommended:

  • Recommendations
  • Admission test scores

Neither required nor recommended:

  • Secondary school rank
  • Completion of college-preparatory program
  • Formal demonstration of competencies
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)

Acceptance Rate

The percentage of students given offers out of all those that applied.

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66%

In comparison to National Average

University of Great Falls acceptance rate is below national average.

In comparison to state Average

Average acceptance rate for institutions in state is 83%, so acceptance rate value is below state average for 17%.

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66%
BELOW AVERAGE

In comparison to an average acceptance rate in of colleges in $10k - $20k price range

Average acceptance rate for all institutions in state in the same net price range is 67%, so University of Great Falls acceptance rate value is below state net price average for 1% only.

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66%
BELOW AVERAGE

Admissions yield

Of those that receive offers to enroll, this is the percent of students that actually do enroll. It is equal to the number of students that enroll divided by the number of accepted students multiplied by 100.
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12%

Total

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12%

Full time

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0%

Part time

Retention rate

Full-time retention rate

65%

Part-time retention rate

0%

The University of Great Falls full-time retention rate is 65% and part-time retention rate is 0%.

Retention rate is the percentage of the institution's first-time first-year undergraduate students who continue at that institution the next year. E.g., full-time students who study in the fall semester and keep on studying in the same program next fall semester are included in the retention rate.

Retention rate is an important index: if it is high, it demonstrates that school offers quality curriculum, welcoming student environments and cultures as more students choose to continue their studies.

Student Body

The student-to-faculty ratio at University of Great Falls is 18:1, that means that for every 18 students the institution has one professor, lecturer or specialist with a degree in education. Lower student-to-faculty ratio is better - it means that professors can dedicate more time and attention to each student.

Student-to-faculty ratio

18:1
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Men/Women

Number of international students

27
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2%

Percent of international students

Race/ethnicity breakdown

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Students enrollment in distance education

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In University of Great Falls the biggest percent of students are enrolled exclusively in distance education courses.

Distance education location breakdown

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Here are the students enrolled exclusively in distance education courses at University of Great Falls and grouped by their location. Distance education courses are the most popular for students located in U.S., but not in Montana.

Campus Safety

The percentage of crimes on University of Great Falls

The campus located by 1301 20Th Street South address in Great Falls, Montana.

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University of Great Falls in comparison of all branches in the US. It is calculated as the average percent of crimes yearly by five years of data for every campus, based on an overall number of students studying there. The branch is a part of University of Great Falls with 0.36% of maximum crimes a year. The most often crimes detected on University of Great Falls are aggravated assault, motor vehicle theft, and burglary.

Academic Programs

Number of degree programs offered

University of Great Falls offers 90 programs in total: 69 are for Bachelor's degree, 9 - for Associate's degree, 9 - for Master's degree, and 3 are Postbaccalaureate certificate.

This is one of the lowest number of programs in comparison with other 31 universities in Montana state. University of Great Falls is one of the few institutions in Montana that offers an Associate's degree program.

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Number of degree programs offered via distance education

There are 27 distance education programs that are offered in the University of Great Falls: 15 are for Bachelor's degree, 6 - for Associate's degree and 6 are Master's degree.

Note, that programs offered via distance education might be entirely online as well as partially online and contain real-time elements. So explore each program to make sure you can commit.

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Total credit/contact hours

Here you can find the data on instructional activity in measured in total credit and/or contact hours delivered by institutions during a 12-month period. Also we shown the Montana state average data to help you compare.

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University of Great Falls provides coursework for undergraduate students and graduate students.

In 2014-2015 academic year estimated full-time equivalent undergraduate enrollment was 853 students with 25587 сredit hours for 12-month instructional activity period. The enrollment for graduates was 51 with 1232 credit hours.

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Location & Website

Address: 1301 Twentieth St S

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Religious affiliation: Roman Catholic

Calendar system: Semester

General Phone Number: +4067618210

Institution is active in current year: 1

Institution's internet website address: ugf.edu

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