Kentucky contains fourteen schools that offer surgical technologist programs. Madisonville Community College, the highest-ranking surgical technologist school in KY, has a total student population of 4,597 and is the 4168th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 14 surgical technologist schools in Kentucky, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Beckfield College comes out as the most expensive ($19,717/yr), with Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $5,275/yr.
Surgical Technologist students from Kentucky 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 Kentucky alone, there are 1,160 employed surgeons earning an average yearly salary of $211,920. Surgical technologists in this state earn $35,200/yr and there are 1,940 employed.
Also, within the surgical technologist schools in Kentucky, the average student population is 2,555 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from surgical technologist, there are 2859 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,477 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,117, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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