Indiana contains sixteen schools that offer medical technologist programs. Purdue University-Main Campus, the highest-ranking medical technologist school in IN, has a total student population of 41,052 and is the 81st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 16 medical technologist schools in Indiana, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Indiana Wesleyan University comes out as the most expensive ($20,355/yr), with Purdue University-Calumet Campus as the lowest recorded at only $7,893/yr.
Medical Technologist students from Indiana 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 Indiana alone, there are 3,790 employed medical and clinical laboratory technicians earning an average yearly salary of $38,990. Medical and clinical laboratory technologists in this state earn $48,830/yr and there are 3,370 employed.
Also, within the medical technologist schools in Indiana, the average student population is 3,200 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from medical technologist, there are 4523 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,471 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,867, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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