Oklahoma contains sixteen schools that offer clinical research programs. Oklahoma Christian University, the highest-ranking clinical research school in OK, has a total student population of 2,171 and is the 351st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 16 clinical research schools in Oklahoma, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Oral Roberts University comes out as the most expensive ($18,078/yr), with Eastern Oklahoma State College as the lowest recorded at only $4,872/yr.
Clinical Research students from Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma alone, there are 2,970 employed medical records and health information technicians earning an average yearly salary of $30,190. Medical and clinical laboratory technicians in this state earn $31,770/yr and there are 1,700 employed.
Also, within the clinical research schools in Oklahoma, the average student population is 1,754 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from clinical research, there are 4305 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,424 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,600, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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