Directory of Member Institutions

 Projected Graduates 2000-2015

Educational Attainment, People 25 and older
%State rank
High School: 92.9%1
Bachelor's degree: 29.1%22
Migration/Immigration Projections 2000-2010
#Rank
Net internal migrants: 3,24049
Net international migrants17,26215
Rural/Urban Population
% in metropolitan area55.9%
% in nonmetropolitan area44.1%

 Tuition and Family Income

Average tuition (including fees)
Public 2-year: $3,213
Public 4-year: $6,279
Median Income
Family of 4: $68,720
Tuition as a % of family income
Public 2-year: 4.7%
Public 4-year: 9.1%

 State Racial/Ethnic Percentages

African American: 0.5%
Asian/Pacific: 0.8%
Hispanic: 3.3%
Native American: 6.1%
White: 87.0%
Other/Multiple: 2.3%
Total Minority: 10.8%

 Economics

Gross State Product (in billions)
Amount: $44.04
National Rank: 50
% change 2004-05:4.5
Number of Businesses (1995-2000)
Number: 554
% Change: 1.6%

Member Institutions in Montana


 Number of Colleges

Public: 8
Independent: 0
Tribal: 7

 Credit Enrollment

Fall 2001: 11,522
Fall 2004: 28,559
Full-year 2003/2004: 38,803
% of population served:

 Student Characteristics

Gender
Male: 43.8%
Female: 56.2%
Attendance Status
Full-time: 69.8%
Part-time: 30.2%
Race/ethnicity
African American: 0.8%
Asian/Pacific: 1.1%
Hispanic: 3.1%
Native American: 11.3%
White: 73.5%
Other: 10.1%
Total Minority:16.3%
AgePart-timeFull-time
17 and younger: 16.3%1.7%
18 to 21: 20.4%50.3%
22 to 29: 31.6%31.2%
30 to 39: 16.1%10.3%
40 and older: 15.6%6.4%

 Average Faculty Salary

Public 2-year: $56,338
Public 4-year: $81,072
Independent 2-year: $51,438
Independent 4-year: $67,824

 Full Time Employees

#% newly hired
Faculty: 1,1728.6%
Executive/management: 2697.1%
Other Professionals: 7647.3%
Other staff: 1,2157.0%

 Financial Aid

Pell Grants (in millions)
State total: $77.06
Community colleges: $15.37
% to community colleges: 19.9%
State Grant Aid
All sectors: $6.37

 Appropriation

All higher education (in thousands)
State: $21,617,838
Local: $8,621,734
Total: $30,239,572

 Highest Paying Occupations

Occupation
Median Salary
Dental Hygienists$61,300
Electrical and Electronics Repairers, Powerhouse, Substation, and Relay$59,400
Radiation Therapists$56,600
Aerospace Engineering and Operations Technicians$55,400
Nuclear Medicine Technologists$54,000

 Fastest Growing Occupations

Occupation
2002
2012
% Change
Dental hygienists2,0403,00047.1%
Medical records and health information technicians4,4006,11038.9%
Occupational therapist assistants43060039.5%
Physical therapist assistants1,3001,79037.7%
Environmental science and protection technicians, including health28037032.1%
Respiratory therapists*1,9502,59032.8%

 Fastest Declining Occupations

Occupation
2002
2012
% Change
Radio mechanics13090-30.8%
Commercial pilots1,020830-18.6%
Prepress technicians and workers2,1301,760-17.4%
Aircraft mechanics and service technicians2,5202,160-14.3%
Travel agents2,3602,020-14.4%
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