North Dakota contains five schools that offer x-ray technician programs. North Dakota State University-Main Campus, the highest-ranking x-ray technician school in ND, has a total student population of 14,189 and is the 1427th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 x-ray technician schools in North Dakota, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, North Dakota State University-Main Campus comes out as the most expensive ($12,847/yr), with Turtle Mountain Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,031/yr.
X-Ray Technician students from North Dakota 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 Dakota alone, there are 6,260 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $56,110. Diagnostic medical sonographers in this state earn $65,000/yr and there are 60 employed.
Also, within the x-ray technician schools in North Dakota, the average student population is 1,960 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from x-ray technician, there are 1090 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,086 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,018, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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