Montana contains three schools that offer sonography programs. Weber State University, the highest-ranking sonography school in MT, has a total student population of 23,001 and is the 3372nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 sonography schools in Montana, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Weber State University comes out as the most expensive ($9,922/yr), with Laramie County Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,768/yr.
Sonography students from Montana schools who go on to become sonographers, sonography specialists, diagnostic medical sonographers, ultrasonographers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 51,630 people working as diagnostic medical sonographers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $63,640. Also, Pediatricians, general make on average $161,410 per year and there are about 29,460 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Montana alone, there are 60 employed pediatricians, general earning an average yearly salary of $189,780. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this state earn $74,420/yr and there are 130 employed.
Also, within the sonography schools in Montana, the average student population is 1,791 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from sonography, 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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