An Innovative Approach to Your Honors Education


Set in the awesome natural beauty of western Montana, we are a vibrant, inclusive intellectual community providing transformative educational opportunities and dedicated to strengthening our positive impacts on the world.


We engage diverse students through distinctive educational experiences that fuel their growth and empowerment, and position them for success. We are respected for our innovative, impactful approaches, individual and collaborative scholarship, integrity, and holistic student support. We lift one another up and are a positive force in the lives of our students, our campus, our community, and the world.


  • Education of the whole person
  • Critical thinking, academic rigor and excellence
  • Authentic collaboration and interdisciplinary approaches
  • Experiential and place-based learning
  • Curiosity, creativity, inquiry, innovation and discovery
  • Dialogue, reflection and meaning-making
  • Grit, resilience and risk-taking
  • Intellectual confidence and humility
  • Global and cross-cultural perspectives, diversity and equity
  • Passion, compassion, integrity and justice
  • Deep engagement and love of learning
  • Sustainable practices and environmental stewardship

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