Arizona contains twelve schools that offer x-ray technician programs. Northern Arizona University, the highest-ranking x-ray technician school in AZ, has a total student population of 23,597 and is the 225th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 12 x-ray technician schools in Arizona, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Everest College-Mesa comes out as the most expensive ($25,179/yr), with Pima Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,259/yr.
X-Ray Technician students from Arizona 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. In fact, in the Arizona alone, there are 38,570 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $67,130. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this state earn $67,940/yr and there are 840 employed.
Also, within the x-ray technician schools in Arizona, the average student population is 7,131 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from x-ray technician, there are 3266 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,667 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,108, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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