Utah contains three schools that offer ultrasound programs. Weber State University, the highest-ranking ultrasound school in UT, has a total student population of 23,001 and is the 3372nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 ultrasound schools in Utah, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Eagle Gate College comes out as the most expensive ($21,696/yr), with Weber State University as the lowest recorded at only $9,922/yr.
Ultrasound students from Utah 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 Utah alone, there are 190 employed surgeons earning an average yearly salary of $223,050. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this state earn $58,640/yr and there are 380 employed.
Also, within the ultrasound schools in Utah, the average student population is 3,744 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from ultrasound, there are 2052 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,639 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,769, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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