Montana contains four schools that offer drafting programs. Montana State University-Northern, the highest-ranking drafting school in MT, has a total student population of 1,275 and is the 564th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 drafting schools in Montana, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Montana State University-Northern comes out as the most expensive ($12,312/yr), with Montana State University-Great Falls College of Technology as the lowest recorded at only $6,479/yr.
Drafting students from Montana schools who go on to become architects, architecture designers, drafters, landscape architects, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 2,412,730 people working as architecture and engineering employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $73,590. Also, Landscape architects make on average $65,910 per year and there are about 18,940 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Montana alone, there are 40 employed landscape architects earning an average yearly salary of $54,230. Architecture and engineering employees in this state earn $57,130/yr and there are 6,640 employed.
Also, within the drafting schools in Montana, the average student population is 1,791 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from drafting, 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.
Montana Interesting Facts