Arizona contains eighteen schools that offer respiratory therapy programs. Northern Arizona University, the highest-ranking respiratory therapy school in AZ, has a total student population of 23,597 and is the 225th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 18 respiratory therapy schools in Arizona, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kaplan College comes out as the most expensive ($54,720/yr), with Pima Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,259/yr.
Respiratory Therapy students from Arizona 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 Arizona, the average student population is 7,131 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from respiratory therapy, there are 3266 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,667 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,108, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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