Montana contains two schools that offer pharmacy programs. The University of Montana, the highest-ranking pharmacy school in MT, has a total student population of 14,921 and is the 331st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 pharmacy schools in Montana, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The University of Montana comes out as the most expensive ($12,641/yr), with Flathead Valley Community College as the lowest recorded at only $8,297/yr.
Pharmacy students from Montana schools who go on to become pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, pharmacy professionals, pharmacist in charges, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 267,860 people working as pharmacists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $106,630. Also, Pharmacy aides make on average $22,330 per year and there are about 52,230 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Montana alone, there are 90 employed pharmacy aides earning an average yearly salary of $27,350. Pharmacists in this state earn $93,780/yr and there are 1,060 employed.
Also, within the pharmacy schools in Montana, the average student population is 1,791 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from pharmacy, 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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