Minnesota contains 21 schools that offer medical technologist programs. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, the highest-ranking medical technologist school in MN, has a total student population of 51,659 and is the 31st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 21 medical technologist schools in Minnesota, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Argosy University-Twin Cities comes out as the most expensive ($24,850/yr), with Hibbing Community College-A Technical and Community College as the lowest recorded at only $7,884/yr.
Medical Technologist students from Minnesota 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 Minnesota alone, there are 3,140 employed medical and clinical laboratory technicians earning an average yearly salary of $41,730. Medical and clinical laboratory technologists in this state earn $59,320/yr and there are 3,960 employed.
Also, within the medical technologist schools in Minnesota, the average student population is 3,459 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from medical technologist, there are 5327 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,013 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,006, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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