UM’s MBA Program Ranked No. 13 Among Top 50 Most Affordable

December 13, 2016

MISSOULA – recently published its annual ranking of the top 50 most affordable Master of Business Administration programs, naming the University of Montana as No. 13 overall.

A growing online resource for information on management education, specifically designs its business school rankings to help prospective students make smart investments in their education.

Tammy Cagle, editor for, writes, “We are committed to connecting people to inspiring ideas and high quality educational opportunities. We are confident that students will find both at the University of Montana.”

The ranking brings to light UM’s flourishing MBA program, highlighting the School of Business Administration’s “elite AACSB-International accreditation” and its extremely affordable base tuition cost. Students who are Montana residents can complete the MBA with base tuition costs under $7,000.

The mission of the MBA program strives to develop effective global leaders and foster entrepreneurial innovation, aligning well with the University’s history of academic excellence.  The curriculum requires 19-credit hours of core courses and 13-credit hours of electives. Students are encouraged to explore their unique interests and can expand their studies with certificates in either entrepreneurship or entertainment management

Students also can pursue joint degrees with other highly respected schools within the University, including the Alexander III Blewett School of Law, Skaggs School of Pharmacy or School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science.

MBA applicants are required to complete an online application and submit official Graduate Management Admission Test, or GMAT, scores. In some cases, applicants with extensive managerial work experience may be granted a waiver for the GMAT requirement.

For more information on UM’s MBA program, visit or email Dawn Hambrick, director of graduate operations, at

Contact: Dawn Hambrick, graduate program manager, UM School of Business Administration, 406-243-2064,