Nevada contains three schools that offer laboratory programs. University of Nevada-Las Vegas, the highest-ranking laboratory school in NV, has a total student population of 29,080 and is the 1903rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 laboratory schools in Nevada, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Academy of Healing Arts comes out as the most expensive ($18,928/yr), with University of Nevada-Las Vegas as the lowest recorded at only $8,166/yr.
Laboratory students from Nevada 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 Nevada alone, there are 200 employed biological scientists earning an average yearly salary of $63,500. Computer and information scientists, research in this state earn $87,600/yr and there are 40 employed.
Also, within the laboratory schools in Nevada, the average student population is 3,396 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from laboratory, there are 786 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,014 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,730, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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