Kansas contains three schools that offer ultrasound programs. Newman University, the highest-ranking ultrasound school in KS, has a total student population of 2,557 and is the 569th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 ultrasound schools in Kansas, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Newman University comes out as the most expensive ($17,318/yr), with Fort Hays State University as the lowest recorded at only $9,735/yr.
Ultrasound students from Kansas 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 Kansas alone, there are 850 employed surgeons earning an average yearly salary of $230,090. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this state earn $62,860/yr and there are 460 employed.
Also, within the ultrasound schools in Kansas, the average student population is 2,160 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from ultrasound, there are 2989 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,054, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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