Washington contains two schools that offer clinical research programs. University of Washington-Seattle Campus, the highest-ranking clinical research school in WA, has a total student population of 45,943 and is the 26th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 clinical research schools in Washington, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Seattle University comes out as the most expensive ($27,268/yr), with University of Washington-Seattle Campus as the lowest recorded at only $8,906/yr.
Clinical Research students from Washington 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 Washington alone, there are 4,470 employed medical records and health information technicians earning an average yearly salary of $36,740. Medical and clinical laboratory technicians in this state earn $38,470/yr and there are 2,720 employed.
Also, within the clinical research schools in Washington, the average student population is 3,354 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from clinical research, there are 3883 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,017 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,803, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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