North Dakota contains six schools that offer medical technologist programs. Minot State University, the highest-ranking medical technologist school in ND, has a total student population of 3,649 and is the 596th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 medical technologist schools in North Dakota, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Jamestown College comes out as the most expensive ($14,473/yr), with Bismarck State College as the lowest recorded at only $6,835/yr.
Medical Technologist students from North Dakota 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 North Dakota alone, there are 490 employed medical and clinical laboratory technicians earning an average yearly salary of $32,730. Medical and clinical laboratory technologists in this state earn $48,680/yr and there are 560 employed.
Also, within the medical technologist schools in North Dakota, the average student population is 1,960 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from medical technologist, there are 1090 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,086 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,018, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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