North Dakota contains six schools that offer laboratory programs. Minot State University, the highest-ranking laboratory school in ND, has a total student population of 3,649 and is the 596th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 laboratory schools in North Dakota, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Jamestown College comes out as the most expensive ($14,473/yr), with Bismarck State College as the lowest recorded at only $6,835/yr.
Laboratory students from North Dakota 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.
Also, within the laboratory schools in North Dakota, the average student population is 1,960 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from laboratory, there are 1090 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,086 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,018, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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