Missouri contains seventeen schools that offer clinical research programs. Southeast Missouri Hospital College of Nursing and Health Sciences, the highest-ranking clinical research school in MO, has a total student population of 126 and is the 906th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 17 clinical research schools in Missouri, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Saint Louis University-Main Campus comes out as the most expensive ($31,255/yr), with Three Rivers Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,190/yr.
Clinical Research students from Missouri 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 Missouri alone, there are 4,050 employed medical records and health information technicians earning an average yearly salary of $31,630. Medical and clinical laboratory technicians in this state earn $33,300/yr and there are 3,620 employed.
Also, within the clinical research schools in Missouri, the average student population is 2,183 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from clinical research, there are 4755 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,482 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,695, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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