Montana contains five schools that offer sports training programs. The University of Montana, the highest-ranking sports training school in MT, has a total student population of 14,921 and is the 331st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 sports training 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 Training students from Montana schools who go on to become athletic trainers, trainers, sports trainers, coaches, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 15,260 people working as athletic trainers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $44,020. Also, Coaches and scouts make on average $35,740 per year and there are about 179,830 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Montana alone, there are 1,540 employed coaches and scouts earning an average yearly salary of $22,440. Athletic trainers in this state earn $30,740/yr and there are 110 employed.
Also, within the sports training schools in Montana, the average student population is 1,791 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from sports training, 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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