Washington contains eight schools that offer ultrasound programs. Seattle University, the highest-ranking ultrasound school in WA, has a total student population of 7,751 and is the 169th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 ultrasound schools in Washington, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Seattle University comes out as the most expensive ($27,268/yr), with Bellevue College as the lowest recorded at only $4,749/yr.
Ultrasound students from Washington 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 Washington alone, there are 1,060 employed surgeons earning an average yearly salary of $225,250. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this state earn $76,980/yr and there are 1,210 employed.
Also, within the ultrasound schools in Washington, the average student population is 3,354 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from ultrasound, there are 3883 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,017 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,803, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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