Washington contains seven schools that offer diagnostic medical sonography programs. Seattle University, the highest-ranking diagnostic medical sonography school in WA, has a total student population of 7,751 and is the 169th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 diagnostic medical sonography 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 Bellevue College as the lowest recorded at only $4,749/yr.
Diagnostic Medical Sonography students from Washington 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 Washington, the average student population is 3,354 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from diagnostic medical sonography, 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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