Georgia contains sixteen schools that offer clinical research programs. Armstrong Atlantic State University, the highest-ranking clinical research school in GA, has a total student population of 7,538 and is the 510th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 16 clinical research schools in Georgia, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Thomas University comes out as the most expensive ($15,963/yr), with Southwest Georgia Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $3,881/yr.
Clinical Research students from Georgia 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 Georgia alone, there are 4,330 employed medical records and health information technicians earning an average yearly salary of $29,790. Medical and clinical laboratory technicians in this state earn $32,060/yr and there are 6,240 employed.
Also, within the clinical research schools in Georgia, the average student population is 2,956 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from clinical research, there are 5022 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,057, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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