Montana Tech of the University of Montana
1300 West Park Street
Butte, MT 59701
(406) 496-4101
Accrediting Agency:
Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

Originally founded as Montana State School of Mines in 1900, Montana Tech is located in Butte, Mont. When the original school opened, degrees were offered in mining engineering and electrical engineering. Today, the university offers more than 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in engineering, industrial hygiene, liberal arts, and technology. More than 2,700 students attend the university each year. Montana Tech has been ranked No. 6 among Regional Colleges (West), No. 2 among Top Public Schools in the west, and No. 10 among Best Value Schools in the region by U.S. News and World Report.

Programs Offered

Programs at Montana Tech are mainly focused on engineering and science. Students that are interested in online programs at Montana Tech can earn a master’s degree in industrial hygiene, or project engineering and management. These programs allow students to further their education without interrupting their current career. Online students are able to earn the same award-winning education they would receive on campus from anywhere in the world. Once a student is admitted into the university, they will be paired with an academic advisor. The advisor will work with each student to help them meet their academic goals.


Montana Tech of the University of Montana has been accredited since 1932 by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.


Students interested in attending Montana Tech can find the application online. Students are encouraged to submit their application online rather than mailing it in. Graduate students are required to submit their undergraduate transcripts, have three letters of reference, and a personal statement. Certain programs require that students provide GRE scores.

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