Ohio contains fourteen schools that offer biotechnology programs. Ohio State University-Main Campus, the highest-ranking biotechnology school in OH, has a total student population of 55,014 and is the 33rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 14 biotechnology schools in Ohio, only 8 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Case Western Reserve University comes out as the most expensive ($26,055/yr), with Sinclair Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,687/yr.
Biotechnology students from Ohio 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 Ohio alone, there are 750 employed biochemists and biophysicists earning an average yearly salary of $68,780. Medical and clinical laboratory technologists in this state earn $51,950/yr and there are 5,910 employed.
Also, within the biotechnology schools in Ohio, the average student population is 1,976 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from biotechnology, there are 8695 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,681 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,978, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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