Montana contains eight schools that offer transportation programs. The University of Montana, the highest-ranking transportation school in MT, has a total student population of 14,921 and is the 331st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 transportation 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 Salish Kootenai College as the lowest recorded at only $3,992/yr.
Transportation students from Montana schools who go on to become transportation directors, bus drivers, taxi cab drivers, train engineers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 92,380 people working as transportation, storage, and distribution managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $85,470. Also, Reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks make on average $32,400 per year and there are about 142,500 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Montana alone, there are 500 employed reservation and transportation ticket agents and travel clerks earning an average yearly salary of $23,350. Transportation, storage, and distribution managers in this state earn $79,020/yr and there are 210 employed.
Also, within the transportation schools in Montana, the average student population is 1,791 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from transportation, 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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