Nevada contains three schools that offer ultrasound programs. Northwest Health Careers, the highest-ranking ultrasound school in NV, has a total student population of 217 and is the 3956th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 ultrasound schools in Nevada, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Las Vegas College comes out as the most expensive ($23,839/yr), with College of Southern Nevada as the lowest recorded at only $8,990/yr.
Ultrasound students from Nevada 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 Nevada alone, there are 600 employed surgeons earning an average yearly salary of $226,890. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this state earn $69,120/yr and there are 190 employed.
Also, within the ultrasound schools in Nevada, the average student population is 3,396 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from ultrasound, there are 786 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,014 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,730, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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