Montana contains two schools that offer child care programs. Dawson Community College, the highest-ranking child care school in MT, has a total student population of 441 and is the 3555th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 child care schools in Montana, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The University of Montana-Western comes out as the most expensive ($11,746/yr), with Dawson Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,830/yr.
Child Care students from Montana schools who go on to become child care professionals, child care workers, nannies, day care specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 595,650 people working as child care workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $20,940. Also, Child, family, and school social workers make on average $43,540 per year and there are about 277,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Montana alone, there are 1,060 employed child, family, and school social workers earning an average yearly salary of $35,390. Child care workers in this state earn $17,740/yr and there are 2,240 employed.
Also, within the child care schools in Montana, the average student population is 1,791 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from child care, 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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