Texas contains 48 schools that offer respiratory therapy programs. The University of Texas at Dallas, the highest-ranking respiratory therapy school in TX, has a total student population of 15,783 and is the 153rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 48 respiratory therapy schools in Texas, only 17 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ATI Career Training Center comes out as the most expensive ($38,808/yr), with Howard College as the lowest recorded at only $3,330/yr.
Respiratory Therapy students from Texas 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 Texas, the average student population is 3,703 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from respiratory therapy, there are 11086 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,493 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,572, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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