Kentucky contains seven schools that offer x-ray technician programs. ATA Career Education, the highest-ranking x-ray technician school in KY, has a total student population of 450 and is the 1121st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 x-ray technician schools in Kentucky, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ATA Career Education comes out as the most expensive ($21,964/yr), with Bowling Green Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $5,864/yr.
X-Ray Technician students from Kentucky 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 Kentucky alone, there are 43,250 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $58,110. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this state earn $56,010/yr and there are 550 employed.
Also, within the x-ray technician schools in Kentucky, the average student population is 2,555 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from x-ray technician, there are 2859 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,477 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,117, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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