Poplar, MT has eight curriculum schools within a 500-mile radius of its city center. The University of Montana, the highest ranked school in this group with a curriculum program, has a total student population of 14,921. It is the 331st highest ranked school in the USA and the 2nd highest in the state of Montana (#1 is Carroll College).
Curriculum students from Poplar schools who go on to become curriculum and instruction directors, teachers, educators, professors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 599,500 people working as teachers and instructors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $41,110. Also, Mathematical science teachers make on average $70,550 per year and there are about 48,100 of them employed in the US today.
Poplar lies in Roosevelt county, which is one of the 36 counties in Montana. Overall, the Eastern Montana nonmetropolitan area has 31,440 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 2.3% unemployment rate, $15.86/hr average worker wage, and a $33,000 average annual salary.
Of the 8 curriculum schools with a 500-mile radius of Poplar, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Dakota Wesleyan University comes out as the most expensive ($15,987/yr) for curriculum students, with Black Hills State University as the lowest, reported at only $10,454/yr.
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