Connecticut contains three schools that offer medical technologist programs. Quinnipiac University, the highest-ranking medical technologist school in CT, has a total student population of 7,758 and is the 193rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 medical technologist 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.
Medical Technologist students from Connecticut 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 Connecticut alone, there are 1,850 employed medical and clinical laboratory technicians earning an average yearly salary of $45,380. Medical and clinical laboratory technologists in this state earn $62,950/yr and there are 2,680 employed.
Also, within the medical technologist schools in Connecticut, the average student population is 1,939 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from medical technologist, 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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