Rhode Island contains two schools that offer clinical research programs. Rhode Island College, the highest-ranking clinical research school in RI, has a total student population of 9,260 and is the 447th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 clinical research schools in Rhode Island, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Rhode Island College comes out as the most expensive ($7,178/yr), with Community College of Rhode Island as the lowest recorded at only $3,892/yr.
Clinical Research students from Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island alone, there are 760 employed medical records and health information technicians earning an average yearly salary of $36,760. Medical and clinical laboratory technicians in this state earn $55,490/yr and there are 420 employed.
Also, within the clinical research schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from clinical research, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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