Montana contains 21 schools that offer health science programs. Carroll College, the highest-ranking health science school in MT, has a total student population of 1,462 and is the 314th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 21 health science schools in Montana, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Great Falls comes out as the most expensive ($21,657/yr), with Fort Belknap College as the lowest recorded at only $1,717/yr.
Health Science students from Montana schools who go on to become health psychologists, physicians, doctors, nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 83,530 people working as environmental scientists and specialists, including health alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $67,360. Also, Substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors make on average $40,420 per year and there are about 78,470 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Montana alone, there are 490 employed substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors earning an average yearly salary of $35,750. Environmental scientists and specialists, including health in this state earn $55,840/yr and there are 450 employed.
Also, within the health science schools in Montana, the average student population is 1,791 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from health science, 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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