Idaho contains three schools that offer x-ray technician programs. Brigham Young University-Idaho, the highest-ranking x-ray technician school in ID, has a total student population of 14,944 and is the 1671st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 x-ray technician schools in Idaho, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lewis-Clark State College comes out as the most expensive ($13,162/yr), with Brigham Young University-Idaho as the lowest recorded at only $9,571/yr.
X-Ray Technician students from Idaho 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 Idaho alone, there are 10,540 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $61,320. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this state earn $61,090/yr and there are 190 employed.
Also, within the x-ray technician schools in Idaho, the average student population is 3,285 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from x-ray technician, there are 1173 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,807 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,022, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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