Kansas contains six schools that offer clinical research programs. Kansas State University, the highest-ranking clinical research school in KS, has a total student population of 23,581 and is the 875th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 clinical research schools in Kansas, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Saint Mary comes out as the most expensive ($16,489/yr), with Seward County Community College and Area Technical School as the lowest recorded at only $6,610/yr.
Clinical Research students from Kansas 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 Kansas alone, there are 2,300 employed medical records and health information technicians earning an average yearly salary of $31,350. Medical and clinical laboratory technicians in this state earn $31,770/yr and there are 1,710 employed.
Also, within the clinical research schools in Kansas, the average student population is 2,160 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from clinical research, there are 2989 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,054, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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