Colorado contains nineteen schools that offer x-ray technician programs. Colorado State University, the highest-ranking x-ray technician school in CO, has a total student population of 28,902 and is the 891st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 19 x-ray technician schools in Colorado, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, College America-Colorado Springs comes out as the most expensive ($28,101/yr), with Lamar Community College as the lowest recorded at only $8,781/yr.
X-Ray Technician students from Colorado 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 Colorado alone, there are 41,750 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $66,800. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this state earn $77,380/yr and there are 870 employed.
Also, within the x-ray technician schools in Colorado, the average student population is 3,182 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from x-ray technician, there are 2501 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,103 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,337, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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