Idaho contains three schools that offer clinical research programs. Northwest Nazarene University, the highest-ranking clinical research school in ID, has a total student population of 1,950 and is the 3337th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 clinical research schools in Idaho, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northwest Nazarene University comes out as the most expensive ($18,806/yr), with College of Southern Idaho as the lowest recorded at only $5,559/yr.
Clinical Research students from Idaho 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 Idaho alone, there are 1,110 employed medical records and health information technicians earning an average yearly salary of $31,880. Medical and clinical laboratory technicians in this state earn $36,860/yr and there are 360 employed.
Also, within the clinical research schools in Idaho, the average student population is 3,285 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from clinical research, there are 1173 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,807 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,022, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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