Montana contains seven schools that offer construction programs. Washington State University, the highest-ranking construction school in MT, has a total student population of 26,101 and is the 131st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 construction schools in Montana, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Washington State University comes out as the most expensive ($15,311/yr), with Western Nebraska Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,379/yr.
Construction students from Montana schools who go on to become construction area managers, construction workers, construction professionals, construction superintendents, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 204,760 people working as construction managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $93,290. Also, Painters, construction and maintenance make on average $37,320 per year and there are about 214,240 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Montana alone, there are 1,000 employed painters, construction and maintenance earning an average yearly salary of $34,270. Construction managers in this state earn $65,590/yr and there are 560 employed.
Also, within the construction schools in Montana, the average student population is 1,791 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from construction, 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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