Montana contains seven schools that offer culinary programs. The University of Montana, the highest-ranking culinary school in MT, has a total student population of 14,921 and is the 331st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 culinary schools in Montana, only 1 has 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 Flathead Valley Community College as the lowest recorded at only $8,297/yr.
Culinary students from Montana schools who go on to become culinary artists, bakers, chefs, cooks, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 140,510 people working as bakers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $25,350. 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 culinary schools in Montana, the average student population is 1,791 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from culinary, 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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