Montana contains five schools that offer mental health programs. Montana State University, the highest-ranking mental health school in MT, has a total student population of 12,348 and is the 1751st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 mental health schools in Montana, only 1 has 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 Stone Child College as the lowest recorded at only $8,286/yr.
Mental Health students from Montana schools who go on to become psychologists, therapists, psychiatrists, child psychologists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 98,330 people working as clinical, counseling, and school psychologists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $72,310. Also, Psychiatrists make on average $163,660 per year and there are about 22,210 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Montana alone, there are 90 employed psychiatrists earning an average yearly salary of $156,080. Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists in this state earn $47,500/yr and there are 430 employed.
Also, within the mental health schools in Montana, the average student population is 1,791 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from mental health, 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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