ECO-CAPACITY BUILDING:
MONTANA’S EPSCOR-IDEA PROGRAM

Box B-3
Montana

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SOURCE: USGS

Population (2011): 1.0 M

Size: 147,042 sq mi

Gross State Production (FY 2011):$ 37990 M

Four-year Universities: there are two major systems - Montana State University – main campus at Bozeman, five branch campuses - and University of Montana – main campus at Missoula, six branch campuses

First year in the EPSCoR Program: 1980

Montana, one of the original EPSCoR states, has enjoyed a long and active affiliation with EPSCoR programs. In size, the state is the fourth largest state in the nation. In population, it is home to less than one million people. Forty-six of the state’s 56 counties are considered to be on the “frontier,” home



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