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4: Ranking of UM in a 2018 Disability-Friendly Online Colleges study, which was completed by the SR Education Group. Schools receive high marks for providing access for the visually, hearing- and speech-impaired, as well as offering comprehensive services for students with learning disabilities.

400: The approximate increase in summer semester enrollment at UM this year. The 2018 figure of 2,932 students is the highest since 2014.

23: The University’s ranking among “25 Best River and Lake Colleges,” according to a College Consensus survey. UM was one of only six universities west of the Mississippi River to rank in the top 25 and the only Montana institution to earn the ranking.

$5.4M: Size of a National Institutes of Health grant awarded to UM researcher Jay Evan and Inimmune, a startup in UM’s MonTEC business incubator. The grant will help develop a vaccine to fight bacterial infection.

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