Montana contains two schools that offer creative writing programs. The University of Montana, the highest-ranking creative writing school in MT, has a total student population of 14,921 and is the 331st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 creative writing 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 Montana Tech of the University of Montana as the lowest recorded at only $10,274/yr.
Creative Writing students from Montana schools who go on to become creative writers, writers, storytellers, freelances, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 43,390 people working as writers and authors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $64,560. Also, Technical writers make on average $65,610 per year and there are about 46,270 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Montana alone, there are 70 employed technical writers earning an average yearly salary of $38,800. Writers and authors in this state earn $42,740/yr and there are 100 employed.
Also, within the creative writing schools in Montana, the average student population is 1,791 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from creative writing, 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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