Louisiana contains 55 schools that offer x-ray technician programs. Blue Cliff College-Houma, the highest-ranking x-ray technician school in LA, has a total student population of 439 and is the 1763rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 55 x-ray technician schools in Louisiana, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Unitech Training Academy-West Monroe Campus comes out as the most expensive ($32,376/yr), with Louisiana Technical College-Florida Parishes as the lowest recorded at only $1,387/yr.
X-Ray Technician students from Louisiana 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 Louisiana alone, there are 39,560 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $60,290. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this state earn $59,440/yr and there are 670 employed.
Also, within the x-ray technician schools in Louisiana, the average student population is 1,613 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from x-ray technician, there are 3263 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,905 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,789, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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