Kansas contains one school that offers biotechnology programs. Johnson County Community College has a total student population of 20,385 and is the 5107th highest ranked school in America.
Biotechnology students from Kansas 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 Kansas alone, there are 40 employed biochemists and biophysicists earning an average yearly salary of $61,170. Medical and clinical laboratory technologists in this state earn $51,910/yr and there are 1,970 employed.
Also, within the biotechnology schools in Kansas, the average student population is 2,160 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from biotechnology, there are 2989 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,054, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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