Connecticut contains seven schools that offer respiratory therapy programs. University of New Haven, the highest-ranking respiratory therapy school in CT, has a total student population of 5,770 and is the 438th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 respiratory therapy schools in Connecticut, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Hartford comes out as the most expensive ($31,547/yr), with Manchester Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,176/yr.
Respiratory Therapy students from Connecticut 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 Connecticut, the average student population is 1,939 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from respiratory therapy, there are 2145 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,319 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,907, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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