Utah contains five schools that offer clinical research programs. University of Utah, the highest-ranking clinical research school in UT, has a total student population of 29,284 and is the 129th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 clinical research schools in Utah, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Utah comes out as the most expensive ($11,363/yr), with Snow College as the lowest recorded at only $8,117/yr.
Clinical Research students from Utah 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 Utah alone, there are 1,800 employed medical records and health information technicians earning an average yearly salary of $30,930. Medical and clinical laboratory technicians in this state earn $30,180/yr and there are 1,710 employed.
Also, within the clinical research schools in Utah, the average student population is 3,744 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from clinical research, there are 2052 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,639 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,769, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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