Montana contains three schools that offer social work programs. The University of Montana, the highest-ranking social work school in MT, has a total student population of 14,921 and is the 331st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 social work 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 Salish Kootenai College as the lowest recorded at only $3,992/yr.
Social Work students from Montana schools who go on to become social work case managers, social workers, social scientists, health and social service managers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 73,250 people working as social workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $50,470. Also, Community and social services employees make on average $42,750 per year and there are about 1,891,320 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Montana alone, there are 8,650 employed community and social services employees earning an average yearly salary of $34,140. Social workers in this state earn $39,480/yr and there are 800 employed.
Also, within the social work schools in Montana, the average student population is 1,791 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from social work, 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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