Virginia contains ten schools that offer diagnostic medical sonography programs. Northern Virginia Community College, the highest-ranking diagnostic medical sonography school in VA, has a total student population of 46,619 and is the 4565th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 10 diagnostic medical sonography schools in Virginia, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Southside Virginia Community College comes out as the most expensive ($7,642/yr), with Dabney S Lancaster Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,009/yr.
Diagnostic Medical Sonography students from Virginia schools who go on to become diagnostic medical sonographers, sonographers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 51,630 people working as diagnostic medical sonographers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $63,640.
Also, within the diagnostic medical sonography schools in Virginia, the average student population is 3,287 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from diagnostic medical sonography, there are 3782 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,568 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,181, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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