Tennessee contains thirteen schools that offer clinical research programs. The University of Tennessee, the highest-ranking clinical research school in TN, has a total student population of 29,934 and is the 932nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 13 clinical research schools in Tennessee, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Belmont University comes out as the most expensive ($23,881/yr), with Southwest Tennessee Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,338/yr.
Clinical Research students from Tennessee 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 Tennessee alone, there are 3,060 employed medical records and health information technicians earning an average yearly salary of $30,710. Medical and clinical laboratory technicians in this state earn $33,990/yr and there are 5,490 employed.
Also, within the clinical research schools in Tennessee, the average student population is 2,002 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from clinical research, there are 4116 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,154 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,032, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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