Montana contains three schools that offer paramedic programs. Montana State University-Billings-College of Technology, the highest-ranking paramedic school in MT, has a total student population of 1,406 and is the 4750th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 paramedic schools in Montana, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Montana State University-Billings-College of Technology comes out as the most expensive ($9,552/yr), with Montana State University-Great Falls College of Technology as the lowest recorded at only $6,479/yr.
Paramedic students from Montana schools who go on to become paramedics, EMTs, emergency medical service workers, emergency medical technicians, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 217,920 people working as emergency medical technicians and paramedics alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $33,020. Also, Ambulance drivers and attendants make on average $23,140 per year and there are about 19,570 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Montana alone, there are 60 employed ambulance drivers and attendants earning an average yearly salary of $17,700. Emergency medical technicians and paramedics in this state earn $25,470/yr and there are 800 employed.
Also, within the paramedic schools in Montana, the average student population is 1,791 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from paramedic, 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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