Connecticut contains four schools that offer biotechnology programs. University of New Haven, the highest-ranking biotechnology school in CT, has a total student population of 5,770 and is the 438th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 biotechnology schools in Connecticut, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of New Haven comes out as the most expensive ($25,577/yr), with Middlesex Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,918/yr.
Biotechnology students from Connecticut schools who go on to become biotechnologists, bioengineers, biomedical engineers, biophysicists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 166,860 people working as medical and clinical laboratory technologists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $55,620. Also, Biochemists and biophysicists make on average $88,550 per year and there are about 22,860 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Connecticut alone, there are 320 employed biochemists and biophysicists earning an average yearly salary of $94,640. Medical and clinical laboratory technologists in this state earn $62,950/yr and there are 2,680 employed.
Also, within the biotechnology schools in Connecticut, the average student population is 1,939 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from biotechnology, there are 2145 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,319 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,907, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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