Kentucky contains thirteen schools that offer clinical research programs. Western Kentucky University, the highest-ranking clinical research school in KY, has a total student population of 20,712 and is the 1859th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 13 clinical research schools in Kentucky, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bellarmine University comes out as the most expensive ($22,020/yr), with Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $5,275/yr.
Clinical Research students from Kentucky 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 Kentucky alone, there are 2,950 employed medical records and health information technicians earning an average yearly salary of $31,440. Medical and clinical laboratory technicians in this state earn $35,340/yr and there are 1,690 employed.
Also, within the clinical research schools in Kentucky, the average student population is 2,555 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from clinical research, there are 2859 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,477 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,117, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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