Utah contains two schools that offer laboratory technician programs. Weber State University, the highest-ranking laboratory technician school in UT, has a total student population of 23,001 and is the 3372nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 laboratory technician schools in Utah, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Salt Lake Community College comes out as the most expensive ($9,987/yr), with Weber State University as the lowest recorded at only $9,922/yr.
Laboratory Technician students from Utah 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 Utah alone, there are 300 employed environmental science and protection technicians, including health earning an average yearly salary of $41,300. Medical and clinical laboratory technicians in this state earn $30,180/yr and there are 1,710 employed.
Also, within the laboratory technician schools in Utah, the average student population is 3,744 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from laboratory technician, there are 2052 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,639 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,769, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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