Pennsylvania contains twelve schools that offer dialysis technician programs. Clarion University of Pennsylvania, the highest-ranking dialysis technician school in PA, has a total student population of 7,346 and is the 428th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 12 dialysis technician schools in Pennsylvania, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Star Career Academy-Philadelphia comes out as the most expensive ($27,770/yr), with Community College of Beaver County as the lowest recorded at only $4,128/yr.
Dialysis Technician students from Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania alone, there are 9,570 employed medical and clinical laboratory technicians earning an average yearly salary of $39,940. Medical and clinical laboratory technologists in this state earn $53,100/yr and there are 8,150 employed.
Also, within the dialysis technician schools in Pennsylvania, the average student population is 2,077 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from dialysis technician, there are 10679 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,747 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $9,718, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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