Wisconsin contains fifteen schools that offer medical technologist programs. University of Wisconsin-Madison, the highest-ranking medical technologist school in WI, has a total student population of 41,654 and is the 23rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 15 medical technologist schools in Wisconsin, only 7 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Marquette University comes out as the most expensive ($24,839/yr), with Northcentral Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $5,568/yr.
Medical Technologist students from Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin alone, there are 2,620 employed medical and clinical laboratory technicians earning an average yearly salary of $40,000. Medical and clinical laboratory technologists in this state earn $53,960/yr and there are 3,660 employed.
Also, within the medical technologist schools in Wisconsin, the average student population is 3,620 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from medical technologist, there are 4047 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,987 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,857, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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