Sometimes referred to as the Harvard of the West, The University of Montana's motto is Lux et Veritas (Light and Truth). The Big Sky Country certainly provides plenty of light for the university, which is a leading producer of Rhodes Scholars. The University of Montana (UM) is a member of the Montana University System and offers associate's, bachelor's, master's, first-professional, and doctoral degrees, as well as technical certificates. About 21,000 undergraduate and graduate students enroll at UM's four campuses. Founded in 1893, UM also gets high marks for the physical beauty of its campus and nearby wilderness areas.