Colorado contains eight schools that offer ultrasound programs. Colorado Technical University, the highest-ranking ultrasound school in CO, has a total student population of 1,079 and is the 2836th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 ultrasound schools in Colorado, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, College America-Colorado Springs comes out as the most expensive ($28,101/yr), with Arapahoe Community College as the lowest recorded at only $9,279/yr.
Ultrasound students from Colorado schools who go on to become ultrasonographers, ultrasound technicians, ultrasound specialists, ultrasound professionals, 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. In fact, in the Colorado alone, there are 950 employed surgeons earning an average yearly salary of $226,410. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this state earn $77,380/yr and there are 870 employed.
Also, within the ultrasound schools in Colorado, the average student population is 3,182 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from ultrasound, there are 2501 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,103 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,337, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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