Corpus Christi, TX (population: 296,937) has one ultrasound technician school within its city limits. Del Mar College has a total student population of 12,069. It is the 5330th highest ranked school in the USA and the 305th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Ultrasound Technician students from Corpus Christi schools who go on to become ultrasound technicians, sonographers, sonography specialists, ultrasound specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 51,630 people working as diagnostic medical sonographers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $63,640. Also, Surgeons make on average $219,770 per year and there are about 44,560 of them employed in the US today.
Corpus Christi lies in Nueces county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Corpus Christi area has 177,750 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.5% unemployment rate, $16.93/hr average worker wage, and a $35,210 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Del Mar College ends up costing a student $5,484/yr.