Montana Tech

About Montana Tech

Originally chartered as The Montana State School of Mines, Montana Technological University (Montana Tech) has evolved into a dynamic institution which connects focused students to a network of people, opportunities, and experiences that empower them to change the world.

Along with world-class offerings in resource engineering, Montana Tech offers programs in other areas of engineering, the sciences, mathematics, computation, health, business. We offer certificate programs, associate, bachelor, and master’s degrees along with with doctoral degrees in Materials Science and Earth Science & Engineering.

Montana Tech’s commitment to research has resulted in significant funding for compelling projects that will help transform tomorrow. Undergraduate and graduate students alike are frequently involved with faculty and staff in these important research programs.

For more on Montana Tech, take a look at frequently asked questions.

A Smart Investment

Smart Investment

Smart Investment

Big Sky country is the ideal setting to explore, learn, live, and call home for college.

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Big Sky country is the ideal setting to explore, learn, live, and call home for college.

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A Culture of Determined Doers

Culture of Determined Doers

Culture of Determined Doers

We offer hands-on opportunities so you can be a difference-maker, healer, or problem-solver.

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Improving the Lives Through Discovery and Ingenuity

Discovery and Ingenuity

Discovery and Ingenuity

With discovery and innovative thinking, we improve lives and help you change tomorrow today.

Montana Tech Makes a Difference
Engaged and Collaborative Faculty and Staff Cultivate Student Success

Faculty and Staff Cultivate Student Success

Faculty and Staff Cultivate Student Success

Our supportive community gives you direction so that you can find the right future for you.

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Our Promise

Our Promise

Our Promise

What Montana Tech promises to strive for every day to make your experience exceptional.

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Get to know Butte and the region

Butte and the Outdoors

Our home in historic Butte and our location in Big Sky country give students and everyone at Montana Tech an exceptional place to live, study, explore, and love.

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History of Montana Tech


We’ve come a long way from our founding in 1900. Through technological advances and generations of change, Montana Tech has emerged as a future-focused power for good.

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Montana True

About Montana True

Montana Tech’s Marketing and Communications Department oversees the university’s messaging strategy and execution, and the Montana True brand and assets.

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Montana Tech is accredited through the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). Find out about our accreditation credentials.


Our leadership teams are comprised of talented and committed individuals in a variety of roles. Find out more about our leadership today.

Strategic Plan

Montana Tech’s new vision for its future is being built in 2021. Read more about the plan for the Plan and who is doing the work.


Exceptional opportunities for joining the Montana Tech family may be available. Check out possibilities for joining us today.

Administrative Services

Supporting resources for faculty and staff are available to make our students’ experiences the best they can be. Explore what we offer to help our students.

Health and Safety

A safe and healthy campus environment is critical to Montana Tech’s students, employees, and visitors. See what health and safety resources are available.