MAcct Tuition Reduction for Out-of-State Students

April 6, 2021


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MISSOULA – The Master of Accountancy (MAcct) graduate program at the University of Montana College of Business just became more affordable for out-of-state students across 16 western states and territories.

Through the Western Regional Graduate Program, an agreement among 16-member states and territories in the western United States, new non-resident Montana students within the region will pay only 150% of resident tuition ( Most students save an average of more than $15,000 per year.

States & Territories that Qualify for WRGP Tuition Reduction








New Mexico

North Dakota


South Dakota

U.S. Pacific Territories




No extra application is required but, but the number of students that can receive a WRGP tuition reduction is limited and will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.

The MAcct offers curriculum designed to help students develop a high level of technical knowledge, acquire in-demand data analytics skills, facilitate growth of peer and professional networks and promote leadership capability for advancement in the accounting profession. Whether a student is interested in auditing, tax planning and strategy, technology and risk assurance or wealth management, they will be prepared to pass the CPA exam, which they can prepare for and take as part of their curriculum.

A top-20 nationally ranked program, UM MAcct alumni pass the CPA exam at rates above national averages and 95% of students have jobs on graduation day.

To learn more about how a Master of Accountancy degree from the UM College of Business will help broaden your knowledge and skills, so you can meet today’s challenges, visit, email or call 406-243-2064.


The University of Montana is the flagship university of the state. The College of Business at UM is nationally renowned and has been named the top business school in the Big Sky Conference by U.S. News and World Report for five consecutive years.