Nevada contains two schools that offer medical technologist programs. University of Nevada-Las Vegas, the highest-ranking medical technologist school in NV, has a total student population of 29,080 and is the 1903rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 medical technologist schools in Nevada, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, College of Southern Nevada comes out as the most expensive ($8,990/yr), with University of Nevada-Las Vegas as the lowest recorded at only $8,166/yr.
Medical Technologist students from Nevada 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 Nevada alone, there are 740 employed medical and clinical laboratory technicians earning an average yearly salary of $34,720. Medical and clinical laboratory technologists in this state earn $67,550/yr and there are 890 employed.
Also, within the medical technologist schools in Nevada, the average student population is 3,396 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from medical technologist, there are 786 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,014 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,730, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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