Montana contains six schools that offer art therapy programs. Rocky Mountain College, the highest-ranking art therapy school in MT, has a total student population of 878 and is the 493rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 art therapy schools in Montana, only 1 has 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 Therapy students from Montana schools who go on to become art therapists, practitioners, recreational therapists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 13,440 people working as therapists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $54,400. Also, Recreational therapists make on average $41,270 per year and there are about 21,960 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the art therapy schools in Montana, the average student population is 1,791 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from art therapy, 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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