Kansas contains six schools that offer medical technologist programs. Kansas State University, the highest-ranking medical technologist school in KS, has a total student population of 23,581 and is the 875th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 medical technologist schools in Kansas, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Saint Mary comes out as the most expensive ($16,489/yr), with Seward County Community College and Area Technical School as the lowest recorded at only $6,610/yr.
Medical Technologist students from Kansas 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 Kansas alone, there are 1,710 employed medical and clinical laboratory technicians earning an average yearly salary of $31,770. Medical and clinical laboratory technologists in this state earn $51,910/yr and there are 1,970 employed.
Also, within the medical technologist schools in Kansas, the average student population is 2,160 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from medical technologist, there are 2989 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,054, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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