Washington contains two schools that offer medical technologist programs. University of Washington-Seattle Campus, the highest-ranking medical technologist school in WA, has a total student population of 45,943 and is the 26th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 medical technologist schools in Washington, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Seattle University comes out as the most expensive ($27,268/yr), with University of Washington-Seattle Campus as the lowest recorded at only $8,906/yr.
Medical Technologist students from Washington 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 Washington alone, there are 2,720 employed medical and clinical laboratory technicians earning an average yearly salary of $38,470. Medical and clinical laboratory technologists in this state earn $61,530/yr and there are 3,120 employed.
Also, within the medical technologist schools in Washington, the average student population is 3,354 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from medical technologist, there are 3883 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,017 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,803, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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