Illinois contains ten schools that offer dialysis technician programs. Rend Lake College, the highest-ranking dialysis technician school in IL, has a total student population of 5,871 and is the 4137th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 10 dialysis technician schools in Illinois, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Elgin Community College comes out as the most expensive ($8,508/yr), with John A Logan College as the lowest recorded at only $2,714/yr.
Dialysis Technician students from Illinois schools who go on to become dialysis technicians, medical technologists, medical technicians, radiology technicians, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 166,860 people working as medical and clinical laboratory technologists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $55,620. Also, Medical and clinical laboratory technicians make on average $37,860 per year and there are about 152,420 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Illinois alone, there are 6,500 employed medical and clinical laboratory technicians earning an average yearly salary of $40,620. Medical and clinical laboratory technologists in this state earn $52,020/yr and there are 5,370 employed.
Also, within the dialysis technician schools in Illinois, the average student population is 3,360 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from dialysis technician, there are 7983 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,830 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $7,282, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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