Montana contains nine schools that offer LPN programs. Carroll College, the highest-ranking LPN school in MT, has a total student population of 1,462 and is the 314th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 LPN schools in Montana, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Carroll College comes out as the most expensive ($20,308/yr), with Salish Kootenai College as the lowest recorded at only $3,992/yr.
LPN students from Montana schools who go on to become licensed practical nurses, nurses, LPNs, licensed vocational 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 LPN schools in Montana, the average student population is 1,791 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from LPN, 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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