Oklahoma contains 26 schools that offer surgical technologist programs. Indian Capital Technology Center-Stilwell, the highest-ranking surgical technologist school in OK, has a total student population of 133 and is the 1072nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 26 surgical technologist schools in Oklahoma, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Platt College-OKC Central Campus comes out as the most expensive ($32,460/yr), with Kiamichi Technology Center-McAlester as the lowest recorded at only $1,310/yr.
Surgical Technologist students from Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma alone, there are 340 employed surgeons earning an average yearly salary of $210,760. Surgical technologists in this state earn $33,860/yr and there are 1,410 employed.
Also, within the surgical technologist schools in Oklahoma, the average student population is 1,754 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from surgical technologist, there are 4305 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,424 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,600, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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