Montana contains seven schools that offer occupational therapy programs. University of Utah, the highest-ranking occupational therapy school in MT, has a total student population of 29,284 and is the 129th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 occupational therapy schools in Montana, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Idaho State University comes out as the most expensive ($12,421/yr), with Northwest College as the lowest recorded at only $4,695/yr.
Occupational Therapy students from Montana schools who go on to become occupational therapists, therapists, occupational therapy assistants, counseling psychologists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 97,840 people working as occupational therapists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $70,680. Also, Occupational therapist assistants make on average $50,830 per year and there are about 26,680 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Montana alone, there are 40 employed occupational therapist assistants earning an average yearly salary of $37,950. Occupational therapists in this state earn $60,550/yr and there are 260 employed.
Also, within the occupational therapy schools in Montana, the average student population is 1,791 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from occupational therapy, 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.
Montana Interesting Facts