Colorado contains three schools that offer medical technologist programs. Colorado Technical University, the highest-ranking medical technologist school in CO, has a total student population of 1,079 and is the 2836th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 medical technologist schools in Colorado, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Colorado Technical University comes out as the most expensive ($20,189/yr), with Arapahoe Community College as the lowest recorded at only $9,279/yr.
Medical Technologist students from Colorado schools who go on to become medical technologists, medical informatics specialists, medical technicians, health information technologists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 166,860 people working as medical and clinical laboratory technologists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $55,620. Also, Medical and clinical laboratory technicians make on average $37,860 per year and there are about 152,420 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Colorado alone, there are 1,900 employed medical and clinical laboratory technicians earning an average yearly salary of $36,530. Medical and clinical laboratory technologists in this state earn $55,920/yr and there are 3,120 employed.
Also, within the medical technologist schools in Colorado, the average student population is 3,182 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from medical technologist, there are 2501 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,103 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,337, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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