Idaho contains three schools that offer laboratory programs. Northwest Nazarene University, the highest-ranking laboratory school in ID, has a total student population of 1,950 and is the 3337th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 laboratory schools in Idaho, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northwest Nazarene University comes out as the most expensive ($18,806/yr), with College of Southern Idaho as the lowest recorded at only $5,559/yr.
Laboratory students from Idaho 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 Idaho alone, there are 410 employed biological scientists earning an average yearly salary of $59,630. Computer and information scientists, research in this state earn $94,110/yr and there are employed.
Also, within the laboratory schools in Idaho, the average student population is 3,285 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from laboratory, there are 1173 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,807 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,022, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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