Alaska contains one school that offers respiratory therapy programs. Alaska Pacific University has a total student population of 781 and is the 2626th highest ranked school in America.
Respiratory Therapy students from Alaska schools who go on to become respiratory therapists, respiratory care specialists, respiratory care practitioners, certified respiratory therapists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 107,270 people working as respiratory therapists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $54,200.
Also, within the respiratory therapy schools in Alaska, the average student population is 3,367 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from respiratory therapy, there are 486 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,905 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,464, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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