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There are many questions to be asked as you courageously explore your college opportunities. We have provided a short list of questions to help you think through your choices. You’ll find some of the answers below along with some important links.

How can I receive more information about the University of Great Falls?
Set up your own My Argo page http://www.ugf.edu/vip/ online and become a VIP! Based on your unique interests and needs, you’ll receive information plus invitations to campus events! Or call 1-800-856-9544 to talk to a counselor.

 

  

How can I learn more about the campus before scheduling a visit?

Click here to hear and see our students describe the University of Great Falls.

 

What is the Corps of Discovery?
Check it out!

How can I find out if the University of Great Falls offers an academic area of interest to me?
Explore over 40 academic majors, minors and concentrations here.

What are the steps to completing the application for admissions?

  • Submit a complete admission application, FREE on-line.
  • Request that your ACT or SAT test results be sent to the Admissions Office directly from the testing company
  • Request that your final high school transcripts be sent to the Admissions Office.
  • Request official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended be mailed directly to the University of Great Falls. 

How can I estimate the cost of tuition and room and board?
Take a look at our Financial Aid site!

How can I schedule a campus visit? 

 

 You can find out more about our Personal Visit Days and upcoming campus events from our Visit Campus page.

 

 

Are there driving directions to campus?
Yes.  Below are driving directions to the Student Center on campus from the major highways and the airport, as well as a map to assist you.

 

Our physical address is 1301 20th Street South, Great Falls, MT 50405. If you have questions please call the Admission office at (406) 791-5202.

From US-87 (Canada/Havre, MT)
 
Travel south on US-87 to Great Falls. Stay on US-87 as you enter Great Falls. Turn left on 10th Avenue South. Turn right on 20th Street South. Continue on 20th Street for one and half blocks. There is a University of Great Falls arch to your left.  Turn left into this parking lot (there are Admission Visitor spots towards the front, no parking pass is necessary). Follow the sidewalk past the Administration Building and veer right before reaching the chapel.  Enter the Student Center, take the stairs to the lower level.  The Admission Office is through the large doors on the right at the bottom of the stairs (opposite of the Argo Emporium Campus Bookstore).
 
From I-15 (Canada/Helena, MT/Great Falls Airport)
 
Take EXIT 278 (10th Avenue South). Continue on 10th Avenue South and turn turn right on 20th Street South. Continue on 20th Street for one and half blocks. There is a University of Great Falls arch to your left.  Turn left into this parking lot (there are Admission Visitor spots towards the front, no parking pass is necessary). Follow the sidewalk past the Administration Building and veer right before reaching the chapel.  Enter the Student Center, take the stairs to the lower level.  The Admission Office is through the large doors on the right at the bottom of the stairs (opposite of the Argo Emporium Campus Bookstore).
 
From 1-90 via US-87 (Billings, MT)
 
From I-90, take MT-3 North and go 43 miles. Turn left onto US-12/MT-3 and continue for 45 miles. Make a right onto US-191/MT-3 for 39 miles. Turn left onto US-87/MT-200 and continue to follow US-87 to Great Falls. When you enter Great Falls, you will be on 10th Avenue South. Turn left onto 20th Street South. Continue on 20th Street for one and half blocks. There is a University of Great Falls arch to your left.  Turn left into this parking lot (there are Admission Visitor spots towards the front, no parking pass is necessary). Follow the sidewalk past the Administration Building and veer right before reaching the chapel.  Enter the Student Center, take the stairs to the lower level.  The Admission Office is through the large doors on the right at the bottom of the stairs (opposite of the Argo Emporium Campus Bookstore).

 


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Where will I live on Campus? Take a look at the housing!

Can you describe the student population of the University of Great Falls?

  • 1,074 undergraduate students
  • Class sizes capped at 20, many have just 10!
  • All classes are taught by professors.
  • Student to professor ratio is 12:1
  • More about the University is found here.

Does the University of Great Falls accept AP and IB coursework for college credit? 

Yes. Click here for details.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

There are several ways to visit campus include a personal visit day or Argo Adventure. Click here for more information and to sign up.

 
 

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