Rhode Island contains two schools that offer medical technologist programs. Rhode Island College, the highest-ranking medical technologist school in RI, has a total student population of 9,260 and is the 447th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 medical technologist schools in Rhode Island, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Rhode Island College comes out as the most expensive ($7,178/yr), with Community College of Rhode Island as the lowest recorded at only $3,892/yr.
Medical Technologist students from Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island alone, there are 420 employed medical and clinical laboratory technicians earning an average yearly salary of $55,490. Medical and clinical laboratory technologists in this state earn $61,790/yr and there are 640 employed.
Also, within the medical technologist schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from medical technologist, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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