Rhode Island contains four schools that offer respiratory therapy programs. Providence College, the highest-ranking respiratory therapy school in RI, has a total student population of 4,900 and is the 119th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 respiratory therapy schools in Rhode Island, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Roger Williams University comes out as the most expensive ($31,184/yr), with Community College of Rhode Island as the lowest recorded at only $3,892/yr.
Respiratory Therapy students from Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from respiratory therapy, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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