Alabama contains twelve schools that offer clinical research programs. Auburn University Main Campus, the highest-ranking clinical research school in AL, has a total student population of 24,602 and is the 115th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 12 clinical research schools in Alabama, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Tuskegee University comes out as the most expensive ($25,035/yr), with George C Wallace Community College-Dothan as the lowest recorded at only $3,596/yr.
Clinical Research students from Alabama schools who go on to become clinical researchers, clinical laboratory researchers, institutional research directors, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 152,420 people working as medical and clinical laboratory technicians alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $37,860. Also, Medical records and health information technicians make on average $33,880 per year and there are about 170,580 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Alabama alone, there are 2,710 employed medical records and health information technicians earning an average yearly salary of $28,800. Medical and clinical laboratory technicians in this state earn $32,390/yr and there are 2,140 employed.
Also, within the clinical research schools in Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from clinical research, there are 2845 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,868 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,989, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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