Montana contains two schools that offer cooking programs. The University of Montana, the highest-ranking cooking school in MT, has a total student population of 14,921 and is the 331st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 cooking 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 Flathead Valley Community College as the lowest recorded at only $8,297/yr.
Cooking students from Montana schools who go on to become chefs, cooks, sous chefs, line cooks, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 94,300 people working as chefs and head cooks alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $44,240. Also, Cooks, private household make on average $27,720 per year and there are about 770 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the cooking schools in Montana, the average student population is 1,791 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from cooking, 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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