Connecticut contains four schools that offer laboratory programs. Quinnipiac University, the highest-ranking laboratory school in CT, has a total student population of 7,758 and is the 193rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 laboratory schools in Connecticut, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Hartford comes out as the most expensive ($31,547/yr), with Western Connecticut State University as the lowest recorded at only $14,280/yr.
Laboratory students from Connecticut 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 Connecticut alone, there are 90 employed biological scientists earning an average yearly salary of $72,380. Computer and information scientists, research in this state earn $108,040/yr and there are 180 employed.
Also, within the laboratory schools in Connecticut, the average student population is 1,939 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from laboratory, there are 2145 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,319 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,907, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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