Montana contains five schools that offer nursing education programs. Carroll College, the highest-ranking nursing education school in MT, has a total student population of 1,462 and is the 314th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 nursing education 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.
Nursing Education students from Montana schools who go on to become nursing educators, doctors, nurse administrators, nurse educators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 49,140 people working as nursing instructors and teachers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $65,240. Also, Registered nurses make on average $66,530 per year and there are about 2,583,770 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Montana alone, there are 8,340 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $56,380. Nursing instructors and teachers in this state earn $46,240/yr and there are 190 employed.
Also, within the nursing education schools in Montana, the average student population is 1,791 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from nursing education, 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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