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Art Schools in Montana

There are six schools in the state of Montana offering art programs. In 2010, 108 students graduated from programs at Montana art schools. 105 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees and two students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

104 students graduate from art programs in Montana, on average, per year. More specifically, one student graduated with art certificates, two with a degree at the associate's level, and 105 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Six art schools are located in Montana. Of these, four schools are public, while two schools are private. Public art school tuition varies from $5,242 to $6,168, while private art school tuition varies from $18,956 to $21,100.

Average tuition for art programs is $9,096. The highest tuition for programs in art, which is $21,100 each year, is at Rocky Mountain College, while the lowest tuition in Montana, which is $5,242 per year, is at Montana State University-Billings.

Montana schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees for students pursing art. No art students at the undergraduate level sought degrees at the masters level.

Art Program Completions in Montana 2006 - 2010

104 students graduate from art programs in Montana, on average, per year. More specifically, one student graduated with art certificates, two with a degree at the associate's level, and 105 with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Art Program Completions in Montana 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 5
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 3
  • Certificate 2009: 2
  • Certificate 2010: 1
  • Associate 2006: 1
  • Associate 2007: 0
  • Associate 2008: 3
  • Associate 2009: 4
  • Associate 2010: 2
  • Bachelor 2006: 98
  • Bachelor 2007: 78
  • Bachelor 2008: 89
  • Bachelor 2009: 99
  • Bachelor 2010: 105
  • Master 2006: 2
  • Master 2007: 5
  • Master 2008: 5
  • Master 2009: 2
  • Master 2010: 0

Art Program Availability in Montana

Schools in Montana offer a total of nine programs in art. Of these programs, approximately 66% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level and the associates level.

Art Program Availability in Montana

  • Certificate: 1
  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 6
  • Master: 1

Artists and Related Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

Artists and Related Workers, All Other — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 25030
  • 25th Percentile: 32350
  • Median: 37580
  • 75th Percentile: 46560
  • 90th Percentile: 56940

Photographers — Salary by Percentile

Photographers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 15730
  • 25th Percentile: 16640
  • Median: 25280
  • 75th Percentile: 36870
  • 90th Percentile: 46420

Multimedia Artists and Animators — Salary by Percentile

Multimedia Artists and Animators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
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  • Median: 38090
  • 75th Percentile:
  • 90th Percentile:

Art Directors — Salary by Percentile

Art Directors — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile:
  • 25th Percentile:
  • Median: 49685
  • 75th Percentile:
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Craft Artists — Salary by Percentile

Craft Artists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17350
  • 25th Percentile: 19940
  • Median: 24870
  • 75th Percentile: 29060
  • 90th Percentile: 32180

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators — Salary by Percentile

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 17530
  • 25th Percentile: 25420
  • Median: 29890
  • 75th Percentile: 39330
  • 90th Percentile: 98620

Artists and Related Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

Artists and Related Workers, All Other — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 34170
  • Median Salary 2007: 36180
  • Median Salary 2008: 37580
  • Median Salary 2009: 38120
  • Median Salary 2010: 37580
  • Total Employed 2006: 50
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 30
  • Total Employed 2009: 40
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Photographers — Employment Trend

Photographers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 20350
  • Median Salary 2007: 25180
  • Median Salary 2008: 29050
  • Median Salary 2009: 28940
  • Median Salary 2010: 25280
  • Total Employed 2006: 140
  • Total Employed 2007: 110
  • Total Employed 2008: 110
  • Total Employed 2009: 150
  • Total Employed 2010: 120

Multimedia Artists and Animators — Employment Trend

Multimedia Artists and Animators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 33680
  • Median Salary 2007: 34980
  • Median Salary 2008: 36595
  • Median Salary 2009: 37250
  • Median Salary 2010: 38090
  • Total Employed 2006: 30
  • Total Employed 2007: 30
  • Total Employed 2008: 30
  • Total Employed 2009: 30
  • Total Employed 2010: 30

Art Directors — Employment Trend

Art Directors — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 43160
  • Median Salary 2007: 45630
  • Median Salary 2008: 47735
  • Median Salary 2009: 48590
  • Median Salary 2010: 49685
  • Total Employed 2006: 70
  • Total Employed 2007: 80
  • Total Employed 2008: 80
  • Total Employed 2009: 80
  • Total Employed 2010: 80

Craft Artists — Employment Trend

Craft Artists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 28550
  • Median Salary 2007: 15690
  • Median Salary 2008: 20610
  • Median Salary 2009: 19590
  • Median Salary 2010: 24870
  • Total Employed 2006: 80
  • Total Employed 2007: 90
  • Total Employed 2008: 120
  • Total Employed 2009: 90
  • Total Employed 2010: 60

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators — Employment Trend

Fine Artists, Including Painters, Sculptors, and Illustrators — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 32360
  • Median Salary 2007: 33610
  • Median Salary 2008: 33150
  • Median Salary 2009: 32690
  • Median Salary 2010: 29890
  • Total Employed 2006: 45
  • Total Employed 2007: 40
  • Total Employed 2008: 35
  • Total Employed 2009: 35
  • Total Employed 2010: 40

Montana vs National Art Employment

Montana vs National Art Employment

  • Employed in Montana: 0.277% (370)

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1. Rocky Mountain College

1511 Poly Drive
Billings, MT 59102-1796
(406) 657-1000

Rocky Mountain College offers one program in art and RCM, which is 2.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Billings, MT. 984 students pursue degrees in 42 RCM programs, overall. This school is the oldest institution in the state of Montana offering art programs.

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2. Flathead Valley Community College

777 Grandview Dr
Kalispell, MT 59901
(406) 756-3822

Flathead Valley Community College is in Kalispell, MT. It offers two art programs. More specifically, students are offered one art certificate by it and one associate's level art degree. It is one of 6 community colleges in Montana. It is the biggest institution in the state of Montana offering art in terms of programs.

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3. Stone Child College

8294 Upper Box Elder Road
Box Elder, MT 59521-9796
(406) 395-4313x270

Stone Child College is a tribal, public, 2-year institution, founded in 1984. This school, which is very close to Box Elder, Montana, is in a rural setting. It offers subjects including business administration and elementary education. Students are offered seven certificates and 19 degrees at the associates level by it. 332 students sought degrees from the 26 programs at this school in 2010. The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities accredits it. This school is one of 7 tribal colleges in Montana.

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4. Montana State University - Billings

1500 University Drive
Billings, MT 59101-0298
(406) 657-2011

Montana State University-Billings offers two programs in art. This school offers students two art degrees at the bachelor's level. This school is near the heart of downtown. 3,804 students pursue degrees in 58 Montana State University-Billings programs, overall. This public school is the biggest institution in the state of Montana offering art in terms of programs.

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5. Montana State University

Montana State University
Bozeman, MT 59717
(406) 994-0211

Montana State University is in Bozeman, MT. It offers two programs in art. Of those, it offers one art degree at the bachelor's level to students and one master's level art degree. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the second biggest institution in the state of Montana offering art in terms of programs.

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6. The University of Montana

Missoula- Montana
Missoula, MT 59812
(406) 243-0211

The University of Montana, which is 1.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Missoula, MT and this university offers one program in art. UM is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of programs, this university is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Montana offering art.

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7. The University of Great Falls

1301 Twentieth St S
Great Falls, MT 59405-4996
(406) 761-8210

The University of Great Falls is 1.5 miles from the heart of downtown and this school offers one art program. It is a 4-year institution. This very small school is the sixth largest institution in the state of Montana offering art.