Montana contains five schools that offer cosmetology programs. Dahls College of Beauty, the highest-ranking cosmetology school in MT, has a total student population of 21 and is the 1457th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 cosmetology schools in Montana, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Butte Academy of Beauty Culture comes out as the most expensive ($18,608/yr), with Academy of Nail Skin and Hair Inc as the lowest recorded at only $11,004/yr.
Cosmetology students from Montana schools who go on to become cosmetologists, hair stylists, barbers, skin care specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 349,210 people working as hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $27,070. Also, Manicurists and pedicurists make on average $22,150 per year and there are about 53,020 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Montana alone, there are employed manicurists and pedicurists earning an average yearly salary of $18,630. Hairdressers, hairstylists, and cosmetologists in this state earn $25,760/yr and there are 890 employed.
Also, within the cosmetology schools in Montana, the average student population is 1,791 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from cosmetology, 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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