Texas contains 48 schools that offer medical technologist programs. Texas State University-San Marcos, the highest-ranking medical technologist school in TX, has a total student population of 30,803 and is the 204th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 48 medical technologist schools in Texas, only 19 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, South Texas Vo-Tech Institute comes out as the most expensive ($27,570/yr), with The University of Texas-Pan American as the lowest recorded at only $1,646/yr.
Medical Technologist students from Texas 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 Texas alone, there are 12,380 employed medical and clinical laboratory technicians earning an average yearly salary of $34,370. Medical and clinical laboratory technologists in this state earn $51,450/yr and there are 12,180 employed.
Also, within the medical technologist schools in Texas, the average student population is 3,703 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from medical technologist, there are 11086 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,493 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,572, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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