Oklahoma contains sixteen schools that offer medical technologist programs. Oklahoma Christian University, the highest-ranking medical technologist school in OK, has a total student population of 2,171 and is the 351st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 16 medical technologist schools in Oklahoma, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Oral Roberts University comes out as the most expensive ($18,078/yr), with Eastern Oklahoma State College as the lowest recorded at only $4,872/yr.
Medical Technologist students from Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma alone, there are 1,700 employed medical and clinical laboratory technicians earning an average yearly salary of $31,770. Medical and clinical laboratory technologists in this state earn $46,590/yr and there are 1,770 employed.
Also, within the medical technologist schools in Oklahoma, the average student population is 1,754 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from medical technologist, there are 4305 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,424 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,600, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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