Montana contains three schools that offer respiratory therapy programs. The University of Montana, the highest-ranking respiratory therapy school in MT, has a total student population of 14,921 and is the 331st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 respiratory 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.
Respiratory Therapy students from Montana schools who go on to become respiratory therapists, respiratory care specialists, respiratory care practitioners, certified respiratory therapists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 107,270 people working as respiratory therapists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $54,200.
Also, within the respiratory therapy schools in Montana, the average student population is 1,791 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from respiratory 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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