Montana contains five schools that offer sports medicine programs. The University of Montana, the highest-ranking sports medicine school in MT, has a total student population of 14,921 and is the 331st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 sports medicine schools in Montana, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Rocky Mountain College comes out as the most expensive ($18,558/yr), with Flathead Valley Community College as the lowest recorded at only $8,297/yr.
Sports Medicine students from Montana schools who go on to become sports medicine practitioners, sports trainers, sports doctors, sports physicians, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 274,160 people working as physicians and surgeons alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $173,860. Also, Physical therapists make on average $76,220 per year and there are about 174,490 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Montana alone, there are 820 employed physical therapists earning an average yearly salary of $64,400. Physicians and surgeons in this state earn $183,940/yr and there are 890 employed.
Also, within the sports medicine schools in Montana, the average student population is 1,791 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from sports medicine, 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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