Kansas contains eleven schools that offer x-ray technician programs. Newman University, the highest-ranking x-ray technician school in KS, has a total student population of 2,557 and is the 569th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 11 x-ray technician schools in Kansas, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Wichita Area Technical College comes out as the most expensive ($22,197/yr), with North Central Kansas Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $5,778/yr.
X-Ray Technician students from Kansas 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 Kansas alone, there are 26,320 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $55,730. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this state earn $62,860/yr and there are 460 employed.
Also, within the x-ray technician schools in Kansas, the average student population is 2,160 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from x-ray technician, there are 2989 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,054, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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