Kansas contains six schools that offer surgical technologist programs. Kaw Area Technical School, the highest-ranking surgical technologist school in KS, has a total student population of 676 and is the 781st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 surgical technologist schools in Kansas, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Wichita Area Technical College comes out as the most expensive ($22,197/yr), with Seward County Community College and Area Technical School as the lowest recorded at only $6,610/yr.
Surgical Technologist students from Kansas 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 Kansas alone, there are 850 employed surgeons earning an average yearly salary of $230,090. Surgical technologists in this state earn $35,810/yr and there are 1,010 employed.
Also, within the surgical technologist schools in Kansas, the average student population is 2,160 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from surgical technologist, there are 2989 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,054, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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