District Of Columbia contains five schools that offer respiratory therapy programs. George Washington University, the highest-ranking respiratory therapy school in DC, has a total student population of 25,061 and is the 52nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 respiratory therapy schools in District Of Columbia, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, George Washington University comes out as the most expensive ($27,966/yr), with University of the District of Columbia as the lowest recorded at only $7,881/yr.
Respiratory Therapy students from District Of Columbia 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 District Of Columbia, the average student population is 6,076 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from respiratory therapy, there are 1138 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,715 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $0, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.