Montana contains five schools that offer x-ray technician programs. The University of Montana, the highest-ranking x-ray technician school in MT, has a total student population of 14,921 and is the 331st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 x-ray technician 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 Montana State University-Great Falls College of Technology as the lowest recorded at only $6,479/yr.
X-Ray Technician students from Montana schools who go on to become X-ray technicians, sonography specialists, ultrasound technicians, ultrasound specialists, 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, Registered nurses make on average $66,530 per year and there are about 2,583,770 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Montana alone, there are 8,340 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $56,380. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this state earn $74,420/yr and there are 130 employed.
Also, within the x-ray technician schools in Montana, the average student population is 1,791 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from x-ray technician, 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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