Arizona contains five schools that offer clinical research programs. University of Arizona, the highest-ranking clinical research school in AZ, has a total student population of 38,767 and is the 834th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 clinical research schools in Arizona, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Apollo College-Phoenix Inc comes out as the most expensive ($20,540/yr), with Pima Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,259/yr.
Clinical Research students from Arizona 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 Arizona alone, there are 4,510 employed medical records and health information technicians earning an average yearly salary of $33,590. Medical and clinical laboratory technicians in this state earn $38,210/yr and there are 2,510 employed.
Also, within the clinical research schools in Arizona, the average student population is 7,131 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from clinical research, there are 3266 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,667 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,108, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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