Missouri contains seventeen schools that offer medical technologist programs. Southeast Missouri Hospital College of Nursing and Health Sciences, the highest-ranking medical technologist school in MO, has a total student population of 126 and is the 906th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 17 medical technologist schools in Missouri, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Saint Louis University-Main Campus comes out as the most expensive ($31,255/yr), with Three Rivers Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,190/yr.
Medical Technologist students from Missouri 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 Missouri alone, there are 3,620 employed medical and clinical laboratory technicians earning an average yearly salary of $33,300. Medical and clinical laboratory technologists in this state earn $52,450/yr and there are 3,740 employed.
Also, within the medical technologist schools in Missouri, the average student population is 2,183 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from medical technologist, there are 4755 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,482 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,695, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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