Minnesota contains nineteen schools that offer x-ray technician programs. College of St Catherine, the highest-ranking x-ray technician school in MN, has a total student population of 5,277 and is the 2218th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 19 x-ray technician schools in Minnesota, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Argosy University-Twin Cities comes out as the most expensive ($24,850/yr), with Mesabi Range Community and Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $5,313/yr.
X-Ray Technician students from Minnesota 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 Minnesota alone, there are 57,560 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $72,760. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this state earn $67,520/yr and there are 1,210 employed.
Also, within the x-ray technician schools in Minnesota, the average student population is 3,459 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from x-ray technician, there are 5327 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,013 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,006, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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