North Dakota contains two schools that offer surgical technologist programs. Rasmussen College-Fargo, the highest-ranking surgical technologist school in ND, has a total student population of 1,829 and is the 4516th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 surgical technologist schools in North Dakota, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Rasmussen College-Fargo comes out as the most expensive ($13,017/yr), with Bismarck State College as the lowest recorded at only $6,835/yr.
Surgical Technologist students from North Dakota 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 Dakota alone, there are 100 employed surgeons earning an average yearly salary of $222,730. Surgical technologists in this state earn $34,720/yr and there are 190 employed.
Also, within the surgical technologist schools in North Dakota, the average student population is 1,960 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from surgical technologist, there are 1090 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,086 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,018, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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