Idaho contains four schools that offer surgical technologist programs. Boise State University, the highest-ranking surgical technologist school in ID, has a total student population of 18,933 and is the 448th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 surgical technologist schools in Idaho, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Boise State University comes out as the most expensive ($11,811/yr), with College of Southern Idaho as the lowest recorded at only $5,559/yr.
Surgical Technologist students from Idaho 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 Idaho alone, there are 190 employed surgeons earning an average yearly salary of $223,450. Surgical technologists in this state earn $42,500/yr and there are 430 employed.
Also, within the surgical technologist schools in Idaho, the average student population is 3,285 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from surgical technologist, there are 1173 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,807 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,022, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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