The University of Montana (UM) is a state university located in Missoula, Montana, USA.

The University of Montana-Missoula is accredited by the Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges. The Department of Art is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD). All programs of the School of Business Administration are accredited by AACSB International–The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

The food service management program is accredited by the American Culinary Federation Accrediting Commission. The forest resources management program is accredited by the Society of American Foresters. The School of Journalism is accredited by the American Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications. Many of the professional schools and departments have special accreditation as well.

Ranking Profile:

- University of Montana is ranked 191st among Tier 1 National Universities (US News 2011).

- The University of Montana is ranked as one the top four-year colleges and universities in North America by the Princeton Review (2011 edition, "The Best 373 Colleges"). The Princeton Review also rates schools on a scale of 60 to 99 using data collected during the 2009-10 academic year. UM received an 86 for "Quality of Life" and a rating of 94 in the "Green" category.

- Ranked 151st in the Washington Monthly's 2010 national universities rankings.

- The University of Montana School of Law is rated No. 6 on a list of best value law schools in the nation. The list was compiled by The National Jurist (September 2009 issue).

- The Daily Beast, an online news site, has named The University of Montana the 23rd safest college in the U.S on its second annual ranking.

- UM's College of Health Professions and Biomedical Sciences is ranked 4th nationally out of 92 schools and colleges of pharmacy in biomedical research funding (2006).

- UM's School of Journalism placed in the top 10 of the 2004 Hearst Journalism Awards Program.

World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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