Massachusetts contains nine schools that offer ultrasound programs. Massachusetts Bay Community College, the highest-ranking ultrasound school in MA, has a total student population of 5,456 and is the 5086th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 ultrasound schools in Massachusetts, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Benjamin Franklin Institute of Technology comes out as the most expensive ($10,773/yr), with Middlesex Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,314/yr.
Ultrasound students from Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts alone, there are 1,880 employed surgeons earning an average yearly salary of $222,420. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this state earn $78,460/yr and there are 1,020 employed.
Also, within the ultrasound schools in Massachusetts, the average student population is 2,580 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from ultrasound, there are 5364 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,075 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,628, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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