North Carolina contains 24 schools that offer x-ray technician programs. Carolinas College of Health Sciences, the highest-ranking x-ray technician school in NC, has a total student population of 506 and is the 681st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 24 x-ray technician schools in North Carolina, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Brookstone College comes out as the most expensive ($33,983/yr), with Rowan-Cabarrus Community College as the lowest recorded at only $76/yr.
X-Ray Technician students from North Carolina 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 North Carolina alone, there are 88,190 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $58,880. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this state earn $60,000/yr and there are 1,540 employed.
Also, within the x-ray technician schools in North Carolina, the average student population is 3,455 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from x-ray technician, there are 6640 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,218 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,155, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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