Arizona contains four schools that offer laboratory technician programs. Apollo College-Phoenix Inc, the highest-ranking laboratory technician school in AZ, has a total student population of 5,844 and is the 1504th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 laboratory technician schools in Arizona, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Apollo College-Phoenix Inc comes out as the most expensive ($20,540/yr), with Pima Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,259/yr.
Laboratory Technician students from Arizona schools who go on to become laboratory technicians, clinical laboratory technicians, medical laboratory technicians, laboratory technicians, 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, Environmental science and protection technicians, including health make on average $43,520 per year and there are about 30,870 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Arizona alone, there are 240 employed environmental science and protection technicians, including health earning an average yearly salary of $40,400. Medical and clinical laboratory technicians in this state earn $38,210/yr and there are 2,510 employed.
Also, within the laboratory technician schools in Arizona, the average student population is 7,131 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from laboratory technician, there are 3266 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,667 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,108, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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