Washington contains seven schools that offer sonography programs. Seattle University, the highest-ranking sonography school in WA, has a total student population of 7,751 and is the 169th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 sonography schools in Washington, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Seattle University comes out as the most expensive ($27,268/yr), with Bellevue College as the lowest recorded at only $4,749/yr.
Sonography students from Washington schools who go on to become sonographers, sonography specialists, diagnostic medical sonographers, ultrasonographers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 51,630 people working as diagnostic medical sonographers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $63,640. Also, Pediatricians, general make on average $161,410 per year and there are about 29,460 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Washington alone, there are 640 employed pediatricians, general earning an average yearly salary of $175,780. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this state earn $76,980/yr and there are 1,210 employed.
Also, within the sonography schools in Washington, the average student population is 3,354 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from sonography, there are 3883 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,017 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,803, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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