Mississippi contains six schools that offer x-ray technician programs. Blue Cliff College, the highest-ranking x-ray technician school in MS, has a total student population of 238 and is the 1505th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 x-ray technician schools in Mississippi, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Antonelli College comes out as the most expensive ($19,503/yr), with Itawamba Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,688/yr.
X-Ray Technician students from Mississippi 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 Mississippi alone, there are 28,030 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $57,630. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this state earn $51,630/yr and there are 430 employed.
Also, within the x-ray technician schools in Mississippi, the average student population is 2,783 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from x-ray technician, there are 2225 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,759 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,828, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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