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University of Montana

Montana is very proud of its institutions of higher education. And they make a great place to visit! As cultural centers, Montana campuses are teeming with activity. Sporting events, lectures, galleries, theatre productions, festivals and celebrations make our campuses obvious destinations.

The University of Montana was founded in 1893 in the burgeoning pioneer town of Missoula, less than 90 years after Lewis and Clark and their Corps of Discovery explored the area. The University Main Hall (right) was built in 1898. The building is located at the head of the Oval, the campus's central green space around which many of the buildings are clustered, and at the foot of Mount Sentinel. The memorial bells in Main Hall's clock tower toll every hour and half-hour.

Vocational Technical Centers in the state include:

Additionally, Montana has:

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