Nebraska contains six schools that offer medical technologist programs. Union College, the highest-ranking medical technologist school in NE, has a total student population of 883 and is the 311th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 medical technologist schools in Nebraska, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Union College comes out as the most expensive ($17,766/yr), with Southeast Community College Area as the lowest recorded at only $5,555/yr.
Medical Technologist students from Nebraska 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 Nebraska alone, there are 1,130 employed medical and clinical laboratory technicians earning an average yearly salary of $33,120. Medical and clinical laboratory technologists in this state earn $47,270/yr and there are 1,770 employed.
Also, within the medical technologist schools in Nebraska, the average student population is 2,686 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from medical technologist, there are 1891 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,500 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,844, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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