University of Montana


university of montana

public, coeducational institution of higher learning in Missoula, Montana, U.S. It offers a variety of associate, undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs. Study in the liberal arts is emphasized, and the schools of forestry and of journalism are noteworthy. In addition are schools of arts and sciences, business administration, education, fine arts, law, technology, and pharmacy and allied health sciences. University facilities include the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Center, the Shafizadeh Center for Wood and Carbohydrate Chemistry, the University Biological Station at Yellow Bay of Flathead Lake, and the Montana Forestry and Conservancy Experiment Station. There are approximately 12,000 students enrolled at the university.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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