Montana contains two schools that offer physical therapy programs. The University of Montana, the highest-ranking physical therapy school in MT, has a total student population of 14,921 and is the 331st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 physical therapy 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 Montana State University-Great Falls College of Technology as the lowest recorded at only $6,479/yr.
Physical Therapy students from Montana schools who go on to become physical therapists, PTs, exercise physiologists, physical therapy assistants, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 174,490 people working as physical therapists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $76,220. Also, Physical therapist aides make on average $24,990 per year and there are about 44,160 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Montana alone, there are 190 employed physical therapist aides earning an average yearly salary of $24,090. Physical therapists in this state earn $64,400/yr and there are 820 employed.
Also, within the physical therapy schools in Montana, the average student population is 1,791 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from physical 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.
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