Montana contains one school that offers catering programs. The University of Montana has a total student population of 14,921 and is the 331st highest ranked school in America.
Catering students from Montana schools who go on to become caterers, professional caterers, food service managers, food service directors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 11,218,260 people working as food preparation and serving related employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $20,880. Also, Meeting and convention planners make on average $48,060 per year and there are about 51,530 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Montana alone, there are 190 employed meeting and convention planners earning an average yearly salary of $35,820. Food preparation and serving related employees in this state earn $19,190/yr and there are 44,420 employed.
Also, within the catering schools in Montana, the average student population is 1,791 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from catering, 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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