Massachusetts contains nineteen schools that offer x-ray technician programs. Boston University, the highest-ranking x-ray technician school in MA, has a total student population of 31,960 and is the 32nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 19 x-ray technician schools in Massachusetts, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Northeastern University comes out as the most expensive ($32,703/yr), with Middlesex Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,314/yr.
X-Ray Technician students from Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts alone, there are 83,060 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $81,780. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this state earn $78,460/yr and there are 1,020 employed.
Also, within the x-ray technician schools in Massachusetts, the average student population is 2,580 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from x-ray technician, there are 5364 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,075 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,628, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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