Utah contains six schools that offer surgical technologist programs. AmeriTech College, the highest-ranking surgical technologist school in UT, has a total student population of 73 and is the 1158th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 surgical technologist schools in Utah, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Stevens-Henager College-Ogden comes out as the most expensive ($27,665/yr), with Davis Applied Technology College as the lowest recorded at only $5,880/yr.
Surgical Technologist students from Utah 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 Utah alone, there are 190 employed surgeons earning an average yearly salary of $223,050. Surgical technologists in this state earn $37,190/yr and there are 610 employed.
Also, within the surgical technologist schools in Utah, the average student population is 3,744 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from surgical technologist, there are 2052 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,639 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,769, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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