Montana contains nineteen schools that offer art and design programs. The University of Montana, the highest-ranking art and design school in MT, has a total student population of 14,921 and is the 331st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 19 art and design schools in Montana, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Great Falls comes out as the most expensive ($21,657/yr), with Fort Peck Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,622/yr.
Art and Design students from Montana schools who go on to become designers, ad designers, advertising designers, commercial designers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 8,900 people working as fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $50,630. Also, Electrical and electronics drafters make on average $54,800 per year and there are about 30,590 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Montana alone, there are 100 employed electrical and electronics drafters earning an average yearly salary of $47,540. Fine artists, including painters, sculptors, and illustrators in this state earn $36,560/yr and there are employed.
Also, within the art and design schools in Montana, the average student population is 1,791 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from art and design, there are 1015 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,803 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,505, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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