Massachusetts contains six schools that offer surgical technologist programs. Quincy College, the highest-ranking surgical technologist school in MA, has a total student population of 4,361 and is the 5057th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 surgical technologist schools in Massachusetts, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Quincy College comes out as the most expensive ($15,389/yr), with North Shore Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,134/yr.
Surgical Technologist students from Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts alone, there are 1,880 employed surgeons earning an average yearly salary of $222,420. Surgical technologists in this state earn $45,170/yr and there are 2,450 employed.
Also, within the surgical technologist schools in Massachusetts, the average student population is 2,580 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from surgical technologist, there are 5364 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,075 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,628, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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