Kansas contains seventeen schools that offer respiratory therapy programs. Newman University, the highest-ranking respiratory therapy school in KS, has a total student population of 2,557 and is the 569th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 17 respiratory therapy schools in Kansas, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Brown Mackie College-Kansas City comes out as the most expensive ($19,498/yr), with Cloud County Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,858/yr.
Respiratory Therapy students from Kansas 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 Kansas, the average student population is 2,160 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from respiratory therapy, there are 2989 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,054, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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