Arizona contains six schools that offer laboratory programs. University of Arizona, the highest-ranking laboratory school in AZ, has a total student population of 38,767 and is the 834th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 laboratory schools in Arizona, only 3 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 students from Arizona schools who go on to become laboratory analysts, laboratory technicians, clinical laboratory technicians, clinical laboratory researchers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 26,130 people working as computer and information scientists, research alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $105,370. Also, Biological scientists make on average $69,430 per year and there are about 29,630 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Arizona alone, there are 560 employed biological scientists earning an average yearly salary of $58,880. Computer and information scientists, research in this state earn $104,060/yr and there are 300 employed.
Also, within the laboratory schools in Arizona, the average student population is 7,131 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from laboratory, 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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