The University of Montana College of Business is the oldest AACSB-accredited business college in the state. Today we're known as a top provider of business education in the region. We have been named the top business school in the Big Sky Conference for five consecutive years. Our goal is to help students realize their potential and thrive as future business leaders.
The College of Business focuses on applied, experiential education by having students participate in hands-on business projects. Over 80% of our students complete at least one internship prior to graduating. We're especially adept at helping students with professional networking. Because the college is nestled in the heart of the Rocky Mountains in a spectacular natural environment, we attract the interest of international and national business experts. Over 100 business professionals come to the Gallagher Business Building each year to share their knowledge through formal lectures and to talk with and recruit students. Over 80% of students are employed or in graduate school within three months of graduation.
Over 80% of graduates participate in at least one internship while students at the University of Montana College of Business.
We have been named the top business school in the Big Sky Conference by U.S. News & World Report for five consecutive years.
Over 80% of UM College of Business graduates are working or attending graduate school within three months of graduation.
Faculty dedication to excellence in teaching and research provides inspiration and support both inside and outside the classroom, helping students individually realize their potential. Student test scores and strong alumni relationships are testimony to the fact students thrive while attending the University of Montana College of Business.
Our students benefit from a wide range of support and opportunities that keeps them on track and engaged. The Gianchetta Student Success Center, located on the lower level of the Gallagher Business Building, just behind Biz Buzz, is everything you need all in one place! From advising, to internships, to career development and scholarships, our hardworking staff works with business students throughout their academic careers to help them identify and reach their goals.
Missoula is a hub for arts, culture, food, entertainment, and shopping. Check out the local music scene, theaters, festivals, art galleries, or a Griz game. Western Montana is also a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts. Fish world-class trout streams; try kayaking or river surfing; run, hike, or bike; cross-country ski groomed trails; downhill ski or snowboard at a number of nearby ski resorts. If you love outdoor beauty, you’ll feel right at home in Missoula because it’s a wonderful launching pad for accessing those lands.
The UM campus is situated just 2.64 miles away from a national wilderness trailhead.
World-class rafting, fishing, kayaking and surfing along the Clark Fork River is just five minutes from the Gallagher Business Building.
UM's campus, nestled in the heart of western Montana’s stunning natural landscape, spans 56 acres at the base of Mount Sentinel and along the Clark Fork River.