Montana contains three schools that offer computer programming programs. Montana State University-Billings-College of Technology, the highest-ranking computer programming school in MT, has a total student population of 1,406 and is the 4750th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 computer programming schools in Montana, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Montana-Helena College of Technology comes out as the most expensive ($10,956/yr), with Fort Peck Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,622/yr.
Computer Programming students from Montana schools who go on to become computer programmers, computer security specialists, computer support specialists, computer technicians, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 367,880 people working as computer programmers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $74,690. Also, Computer software engineers, applications make on average $90,170 per year and there are about 495,500 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Montana alone, there are 560 employed computer software engineers, applications earning an average yearly salary of $64,280. Computer programmers in this state earn $49,190/yr and there are 730 employed.
Also, within the computer programming schools in Montana, the average student population is 1,791 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from computer programming, 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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