Opening in 1900 as the Montana State School of Mines, Montana Tech’s funding and land came from the Enabling Act of 1889, which admitted Montana to the Union and allocated 100,000 acres of public land to establish a state school of mines. 

The School of Mines opened its doors with only one building, 大厅, holding 21 students and offering two 学位s: mining 工程 and electrical 工程.

Montana Tech specializes in the areas of science, 技术, 工程, 数学, and healthcare disciplines and has repeatedly been recognized among the top universities in America.

Montana Tech offers certificate programs, associate, bachelor, and master’s 学位s along with a Ph.D. 材料科学. All 学位 offerings derive a special emphasis from the unique setting and continued tradition of high quality that has characterized Montana Tech since its founding.

The exceptional job placement rate of graduates, 我们成功的校友, combined with the low cost of attendance in a highly personalized environment, 证明两种品质, 价值, 以及总体投资回报率. 提供实用的, 实践学习, Montana Tech provides the opportunity for students looking to be difference-makers, 领导人, 创新者, 治疗者和问题解决者.


The School of Mines Building (大厅) becomes the first building constructed on campus. Today, 大厅 houses the Electrical 工程 and Liberal Studies departments.

Montana Tech opens its doors as the Montana State School of Mines.

A bill enacted by the Legislative Assembly of Montana in 1919 created the Montana State Bureau of Mines and Metallurgy. The Bureau had two main functions: first, developing the mineral resources of the state; second, improving the safety and efficiency of mining related operations. Today, the Bureau is the principal source of earth science information for the citizens of Montana.

Montana School of Mines becomes a Naval College and offers the V-12 program, which guarantees an officer replacement program for the Navy and Marines during World War II.

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The Montana School of Mines becomes the Montana College of Mineral Science and Technology. 二战结束后不久, acting School of Mines president Francis Thompson, embarked on a program destined to modernize the Montana School of Mines’ curricula. The School of Mines added humanities and social 科学 options to the technical electives.

菲律宾十大彩票平台学院开放校友体育馆, which was first intended to be used for football games and American Legion baseball games. 巴特铜王, 职业棒球队, also used the field during their years playing in 孤峰. The stadium was renovated in 2007 and has been used for Oredigger football since. The facility now features new stadium seating, 巨大的记分牌, and newly installed field turf on Bob Green Field.

The Montana University System is restructured, and Montana Tech becomes affiliated with the University of Montana, becoming Montana Tech of the University of Montana. 另外, the College of Technology (formerly 孤峰 Vocational-Technical Center, came under the administrative umbrella of Montana Tech.

The Natural Resources Building (NRB) is opened. The NRB houses Montana Tech's largest department, 石油工程, as well as the 蒙大拿州矿业局 and 地质. The NRB features state of the art labs that allow students to work with industry standard and specialty equipment, including a Fracture Conductivity Measurement System, 垂直流环, a Cement Slurry Property Testing Lab, and Fracture Stimulation Equipment. 除了这个设备, the NRB has two smart labs that allow world-renowned experts to give real-time presentations from anywhere in the world to Tech's students and faculty.

Chancellor Frank Gilmore retires after 13 years at Montana Tech. Don Blackketter is hired as the new chancellor.

The Frank and Ann Gilmore University Relations Center (URC), is opened. The URC is the first building on campus to be funded entirely with private donations and houses the Montana Tech Foundation, 校友事务, 公共关系, 及就业服务.

Montana Tech’s two-year campus is renamed 高地上大学 of Montana Tech.

The Montana Board of Regents approves a materials science doctorate for Montana Tech.

材料科学博士.D. Program’s first students begin 研究ing at Montana Tech.

Montana Tech breaks ground for the newest building on campus, the Natural Resources Research Center (NRRC). The NRRC will provide laboratory space for natural resources and energy undergraduate and graduate education and research on campus. 的三层, 大约32,000-square foot building will create state-of-the-art laboratories, 工作空间和支持空间. The addition includes a petroleum research lab, Nano research lab, energy lab, strengths & 材料测试实验室,复合材料 & 木材测试实验室, occupational safety and health lab, campus-wide student project studio area, dedicated equipment and machinery rooms, 学生支持领域, 办公空间, 总支撑空间, and unfinished space for future growth.

The Natural Resource Research Center (NRRC) opens on the campus of Montana Tech. 核管理委员会有三层, 31,000-square-foot addition to the 工程 Laboratory Classroom Building. The NRRC houses research and lab space for the Petroleum, 民事, and Mechanical 工程 Departments along with space for the Occupational Safety & 卫生部门. The building serves as a strong recruitment tool and provides state-of-the art research and laboratory space.

在2017年5月的会议上, the Montana Board of Regents approved a fourth institutional classification for higher education units in the state. 新分类, Special Focus Four-Year Universities, of which Montana Tech is the only unit, was added to the previous three classifications: Two-Year Colleges, 四年制地区大学, and Research Doctoral Universities. 在它的新分类之前, Montana Tech was included in the 四年制地区大学 classification. This new classification was in part due to the unique mission and high quality of Montana Tech and a recognition of the opportunities a Special Focus designation might afford Montana Tech.

Montana Tech breaks ground for the Student Success/Living & 学习中心(SSC). The SSC will be operational by Spring 2019. 这82,200-square-foot facility will enhance the student life experience on campus, providing an inspiring environment for students to live, 学习, 研究, socialize and cultivate valuable 领导人hip skills.

在2018年5月的会议上, the Montana Board of Regents unanimously approved Montana Tech's formal name change request. The university's formal name was changed from Montana Tech of the University of Montana to 菲律宾十大彩票平台大学.

Montana Tech’s 11th chancellor, Dr. 唐纳德·米. Blackketter, retired from the university in June 2019. Blackketter served in the 领导人hip position since 2011. 2019年7月,Dr. Les Cook became chancellor of Montana Tech.