Connecticut contains 20 schools that offer x-ray technician programs. Quinnipiac University, the highest-ranking x-ray technician school in CT, has a total student population of 7,758 and is the 193rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 20 x-ray technician schools in Connecticut, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lincoln Technical Institute comes out as the most expensive ($36,090/yr), with Middlesex Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,918/yr.
X-Ray Technician students from Connecticut 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 Connecticut alone, there are 35,790 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $71,930. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this state earn $73,660/yr and there are 1,030 employed.
Also, within the x-ray technician schools in Connecticut, the average student population is 1,939 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from x-ray technician, there are 2145 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,319 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,907, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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