Colorado contains eleven schools that offer surgical technologist programs. Concorde Career Colleges, the highest-ranking surgical technologist school in CO, has a total student population of 810 and is the 1103rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 11 surgical technologist schools in Colorado, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Anthem College-Denver comes out as the most expensive ($30,480/yr), with Arapahoe Community College as the lowest recorded at only $9,279/yr.
Surgical Technologist students from Colorado schools who go on to become surgical technologists, surgeons, surgical technicians, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 91,250 people working as surgical technologists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $40,710. Also, Surgeons make on average $219,770 per year and there are about 44,560 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Colorado alone, there are 950 employed surgeons earning an average yearly salary of $226,410. Surgical technologists in this state earn $45,140/yr and there are 1,510 employed.
Also, within the surgical technologist schools in Colorado, the average student population is 3,182 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from surgical technologist, there are 2501 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,103 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,337, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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