Idaho contains five schools that offer respiratory therapy programs. Boise State University, the highest-ranking respiratory therapy school in ID, has a total student population of 18,933 and is the 448th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 respiratory therapy schools in Idaho, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Idaho Campus comes out as the most expensive ($24,120/yr), with College of Southern Idaho as the lowest recorded at only $5,559/yr.
Respiratory Therapy students from Idaho 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 Idaho, the average student population is 3,285 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from respiratory therapy, there are 1173 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,807 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,022, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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