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Category: Mountain States

University of Montana

The Wildlife Biology Program allows students experiential opportunities to work with wildlife populations from bison, moose, and bears to sage grouse and eagles. Students use resources available at Glacier National Park and Yellowstone National Park and at the National Bison range, less than an hour from campus. Many are encouraged to study outside the ordinary curriculum, exploring watershed hydrology, fish…

University of Northern Colorado – Greeley, Colorado

  No description of UNC would be reasonable without recognizing that extraordinary friendliness of this campus and the rich sense of community found here.     Students here are happy, hard working, and relentlessly nice. Activities on campus are inclusive and positive. It makes a difference, for example, that the extensive programs run by the college’s outdoor program, Outdoor Pursuits,…

Montana State University – Bozeman, Montana

OMG!  The western third of Montana is breathtakingly beautiful. Both Missoula and Bozeman are heaven for skiers, campers, hikers, fishermen and rafters who swarm to the area to take full advantage of the vast outdoor experiences available. Visitors to Bozeman can explore the surrounding mountains including Bridger, Gallatin and the Tobacco Root Range that provide some of the finest skiing…

Colorado School of Mines – Golden, Colorado

From America’s Best Kept College Secrets – ” Most folks have heard of Golden, Colorado because it is the home of the Coors Brewing Company, and the American Mountaineering Center, the National Renewable Energy Foundation, the National Earthquake Information Center, the Colorado Railroad Museum, the resting place of “Buffalo Bill” Cody and the home of Jolly Rancher candies. People who…