Idaho contains three schools that offer medical technologist programs. Northwest Nazarene University, the highest-ranking medical technologist school in ID, has a total student population of 1,950 and is the 3337th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 medical technologist 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.
Medical Technologist students from Idaho 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 Idaho alone, there are 360 employed medical and clinical laboratory technicians earning an average yearly salary of $36,860. Medical and clinical laboratory technologists in this state earn $52,900/yr and there are 550 employed.
Also, within the medical technologist schools in Idaho, the average student population is 3,285 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from medical technologist, 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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