Montana contains one school that offers corrections programs. Blackfeet Community College has a total student population of 533 and is the 5445th highest ranked school in America.
Corrections students from Montana schools who go on to become correctional counselors, corrections officers, jailers, probation officers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 455,350 people working as correctional officers and jailers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $42,610. Also, Mental health and substance abuse social workers make on average $41,350 per year and there are about 127,140 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Montana alone, there are 410 employed mental health and substance abuse social workers earning an average yearly salary of $35,990. Correctional officers and jailers in this state earn $31,490/yr and there are 1,400 employed.
Also, within the corrections schools in Montana, the average student population is 1,791 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from corrections, 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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