Missouri contains eighteen schools that offer surgical technologist programs. Southeast Missouri Hospital College of Nursing and Health Sciences, the highest-ranking surgical technologist school in MO, has a total student population of 126 and is the 906th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 18 surgical technologist schools in Missouri, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Allied College North comes out as the most expensive ($45,104/yr), with Metropolitan Community College-Penn Valley as the lowest recorded at only $3,266/yr.
Surgical Technologist students from Missouri 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 Missouri alone, there are 590 employed surgeons earning an average yearly salary of $"#". Surgical technologists in this state earn $37,590/yr and there are 1,620 employed.
Also, within the surgical technologist schools in Missouri, the average student population is 2,183 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from surgical technologist, there are 4755 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,482 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,695, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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