Virginia contains eight schools that offer ultrasound programs. Washington County Adult Skill Center, the highest-ranking ultrasound school in VA, has a total student population of 99 and is the 3052nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 ultrasound schools in Virginia, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Everest College-McLean comes out as the most expensive ($43,158/yr), with Tidewater Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,175/yr.
Ultrasound students from Virginia 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 Virginia alone, there are 1,070 employed surgeons earning an average yearly salary of $210,180. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this state earn $62,810/yr and there are 1,080 employed.
Also, within the ultrasound schools in Virginia, the average student population is 3,287 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from ultrasound, there are 3782 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,568 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,181, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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