Montana contains five schools that offer nurse practitioner programs. Carroll College, the highest-ranking nurse practitioner school in MT, has a total student population of 1,462 and is the 314th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 nurse practitioner schools in Montana, none have 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.
Nurse Practitioner students from Montana schools who go on to become nurse practitioners, licensed vocational nurses, practical nurses, natural health practitioners, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. Also, Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses make on average $40,900 per year and there are about 728,670 of them employed in the US today.
Also, within the nurse practitioner schools in Montana, the average student population is 1,791 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from nurse practitioner, 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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