Pennsylvania contains 34 schools that offer medical technologist programs. Moravian College and Moravian Theological Seminary, the highest-ranking medical technologist school in PA, has a total student population of 2,057 and is the 250th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 34 medical technologist schools in Pennsylvania, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of the Sciences in Philadelphia comes out as the most expensive ($31,720/yr), with Community College of Beaver County as the lowest recorded at only $4,128/yr.
Medical Technologist students from Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania alone, there are 9,570 employed medical and clinical laboratory technicians earning an average yearly salary of $39,940. Medical and clinical laboratory technologists in this state earn $53,100/yr and there are 8,150 employed.
Also, within the medical technologist schools in Pennsylvania, the average student population is 2,077 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from medical technologist, there are 10679 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,747 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $9,718, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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