Georgia contains 25 schools that offer respiratory therapy programs. Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus, the highest-ranking respiratory therapy school in GA, has a total student population of 20,291 and is the 66th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 25 respiratory therapy schools in Georgia, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Atlanta Campus comes out as the most expensive ($25,211/yr), with Southwest Georgia Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $3,881/yr.
Respiratory Therapy students from Georgia 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 Georgia, the average student population is 2,956 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from respiratory therapy, there are 5022 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,057, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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