Montana contains three schools that offer computer information systems programs. The University of Montana, the highest-ranking computer information systems school in MT, has a total student population of 14,921 and is the 331st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 computer information systems 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.
Computer Information Systems students from Montana schools who go on to become computer information systems specialists, computer support specialists, network engineers, database engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 287,210 people working as computer and information systems managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $120,640. Also, Computer support specialists make on average $47,360 per year and there are about 540,560 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Montana alone, there are 1,330 employed computer support specialists earning an average yearly salary of $37,850. Computer and information systems managers in this state earn $93,120/yr and there are 350 employed.
Also, within the computer information systems schools in Montana, the average student population is 1,791 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from computer information systems, 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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