Montana contains seven schools that offer carpentry programs. The University of Montana, the highest-ranking carpentry school in MT, has a total student population of 14,921 and is the 331st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 carpentry schools in Montana, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The University of Montana comes out as the most expensive ($12,641/yr), with Fort Belknap College as the lowest recorded at only $1,717/yr.
Carpentry students from Montana schools who go on to become carpenters, construction managers, construction workers, construction engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 743,760 people working as carpenters alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $43,640. Also, Construction laborers make on average $33,190 per year and there are about 856,440 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Montana alone, there are 3,260 employed construction laborers earning an average yearly salary of $35,530. Carpenters in this state earn $35,290/yr and there are 5,610 employed.
Also, within the carpentry schools in Montana, the average student population is 1,791 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from carpentry, 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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