Texas contains 49 schools that offer surgical technologist programs. Concorde Career Institute, the highest-ranking surgical technologist school in TX, has a total student population of 798 and is the 909th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 49 surgical technologist schools in Texas, only 13 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Concorde Career Institute comes out as the most expensive ($35,844/yr), with Kilgore College as the lowest recorded at only $2,728/yr.
Surgical Technologist students from Texas 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 Texas alone, there are 2,350 employed surgeons earning an average yearly salary of $198,280. Surgical technologists in this state earn $39,670/yr and there are 7,820 employed.
Also, within the surgical technologist schools in Texas, the average student population is 3,703 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from surgical technologist, there are 11086 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,493 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,572, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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