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University of Great Falls is a private institution that was founded in 1932. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,005, its setting is city, and the campus size is 44 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. University of Great Falls's ranking in the 2013 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (West), 24. Its tuition and fees are $20,288 (2012-13).
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As an expression of the teaching ministry of Jesus the mission of the University of Great Falls is to provide students with the opportunity to obtain a liberal education for living and making a living. The University of Great Falls is a private education in the Catholic tradition. Located in the heart of Montana, we create a multi-faceted opportunity to help you discover yourself. You will learn the art of leadership, the importance of building enduring relationships, and the value of prayer. Believe in the possibilities.
|School type||private, coed college|
|Religious affiliation||Roman Catholic|
When applying to University of Great Falls, it's important to note the application deadline is September 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due August 1. The application fee at University of Great Falls is $35. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 27.4 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||27.4%|
|Application deadline||September 1|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||August 1|
The student-faculty ratio at University of Great Falls is 13:1, and the school has 71.2 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at University of Great Falls include: Education; Health Professions and Related Programs; Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Psychology; and Public Administration and Social Service Professions. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 57.8 percent.
University of Great Falls has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,005, with a gender distribution of 34.2 percent male students and 65.8 percent female students. At this school, 34.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 66.0 percent of students live off campus. University of Great Falls is part of the NAIA athletic conference.
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|Collegiate athletic association||NAIA|
Campus Info & Services
University of Great Falls offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, placement service, health service, and health insurance. University of Great Falls also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at University of Great Falls, 90 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at University of Great Falls.
|Students who have cars on campus||90%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At University of Great Falls, 81.3 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $8,980.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$20,288 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$6,818 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data