Yuma has a total population of 77,515 and a student population of 7,984. Of these students, 7,984 are enrolled in schools that offer x ray technician programs.
Yuma's largest x ray technician school is Arizona Western College. In 2010, approximately 17 students graduated from the X Ray Technology program at Arizona Western College.
In 2010, 17 students graduated with a x ray technology degree from one of Yuma's x ray technician schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,854 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Yuma x ray technology schools was an average of $18,414 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,343 for x ray technology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Yuma-based x ray technician schools, you will have an added expense of $5,140 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,949.
Many x ray technology graduates choose to work as x ray technicians after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Yuma, your job prospects are good. The number of x ray technicians in Yuma is expected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for x ray technicians.