Montana contains five schools that offer licensed practical nurse programs. The University of Montana, the highest-ranking licensed practical nurse school in MT, has a total student population of 14,921 and is the 331st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 licensed practical nurse 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 State University-Great Falls College of Technology as the lowest recorded at only $6,479/yr.
Licensed Practical Nurse students from Montana schools who go on to become licensed practical nurses, nurses, practical nurses, pediatric nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 728,670 people working as licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $40,900. Also, Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants make on average $24,980 per year and there are about 1,438,010 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Montana alone, there are 5,850 employed nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants earning an average yearly salary of $22,840. Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses in this state earn $34,910/yr and there are 2,800 employed.
Also, within the licensed practical nurse schools in Montana, the average student population is 1,791 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from licensed practical nurse, 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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