North Carolina contains 28 schools that offer surgical technologist programs. Carolinas College of Health Sciences, the highest-ranking surgical technologist school in NC, has a total student population of 506 and is the 681st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 28 surgical technologist schools in North Carolina, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Brookstone College comes out as the most expensive ($33,983/yr), with Robeson Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,229/yr.
Surgical Technologist students from North Carolina 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 North Carolina alone, there are 1,200 employed surgeons earning an average yearly salary of $233,560. Surgical technologists in this state earn $37,480/yr and there are 3,030 employed.
Also, within the surgical technologist schools in North Carolina, the average student population is 3,455 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from surgical technologist, there are 6640 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,218 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,155, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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