Connecticut contains three schools that offer clinical research programs. Quinnipiac University, the highest-ranking clinical research school in CT, has a total student population of 7,758 and is the 193rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 clinical research schools in Connecticut, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Hartford comes out as the most expensive ($31,547/yr), with Western Connecticut State University as the lowest recorded at only $14,280/yr.
Clinical Research students from Connecticut 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 Connecticut alone, there are 1,590 employed medical records and health information technicians earning an average yearly salary of $36,350. Medical and clinical laboratory technicians in this state earn $45,380/yr and there are 1,850 employed.
Also, within the clinical research schools in Connecticut, the average student population is 1,939 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from clinical research, 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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