Montana contains six schools that offer safety programs. Montana State University-Billings, the highest-ranking safety school in MT, has a total student population of 3,635 and is the 3676th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 safety schools in Montana, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Great Falls comes out as the most expensive ($21,657/yr), with Flathead Valley Community College as the lowest recorded at only $8,297/yr.
Safety students from Montana schools who go on to become safety specialists, safety control managers, health safety specialists, occupational safety specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 51,850 people working as occupational health and safety specialists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $64,200. Also, Environmental scientists and specialists, including health make on average $67,360 per year and there are about 83,530 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Montana alone, there are 450 employed environmental scientists and specialists, including health earning an average yearly salary of $55,840. Occupational health and safety specialists in this state earn $56,760/yr and there are 270 employed.
Also, within the safety schools in Montana, the average student population is 1,791 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from safety, 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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