Cedar Rapids has a general population of 120,758 and an overall student population of 22,330. Approximately 18,254 of Cedar Rapids's students are enrolled in schools that offer surgical technologist programs.
The largest surgical technologist school in Cedar Rapids, by student population, is Kirkwood Community College. In 2010, approximately 11 students graduated from the Surgical Technology program at Kirkwood Community College.
A reported 11 students graduated with credentials in surgical technology in Cedar Rapids in 2010. If you decide to attend a surgical technologist school in Cedar Rapids, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,330.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,410 for surgical technology related books and supplies every year.
Many surgical technology graduates choose to work as surgical technologists after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Cedar Rapids, your job prospects are good. The number of surgical technologists in Cedar Rapids is expected to increase by 21% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for surgical technologists.