Missouri contains 28 schools that offer respiratory therapy programs. Webster University, the highest-ranking respiratory therapy school in MO, has a total student population of 19,372 and is the 177th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 28 respiratory therapy schools in Missouri, only 7 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Washington University in St Louis comes out as the most expensive ($28,951/yr), with Mineral Area College as the lowest recorded at only $4,554/yr.
Respiratory Therapy students from Missouri 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 Missouri, the average student population is 2,183 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from respiratory therapy, there are 4755 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,482 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,695, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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