Auburn University, AL has six x-ray technician schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Virginia College-Birmingham, the highest ranked school in this group with a x-ray technician program, has a total student population of 7,060. It is the 2492nd highest ranked school in the USA and the 18th highest in the state of Alabama (#1 is Auburn University Main Campus).
X-Ray Technician students from Auburn University schools who go on to become X-ray technicians, sonography specialists, ultrasound technicians, ultrasound specialists, 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, Registered nurses make on average $66,530 per year and there are about 2,583,770 of them employed in the US today.
Of the 6 x-ray technician schools with a 100-mile radius of Auburn University, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Virginia College-Birmingham comes out as the most expensive ($21,586/yr) for x-ray technician students, with Griffin Technical College as the lowest, reported at only $4,295/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Auburn University|
|Phenix City||AL||-||1||9.50663||23||29.7 miles|
|Alexander City||AL||-||1||11.6004||38||36.0 miles|
|Fort Valley||GA||-||1||21.9471||51||93.2 miles|
|East Point||GA||43,748||1||19.2965||19||94.4 miles|