Wichita has a general population of 344,284 and an overall student population of 25,897. Approximately 2,557 of Wichita's students are enrolled in schools that offer sonography programs.
Of the 1 sonography schools in Wichita, the largest sonography school, by student population, is Newman University. In 2010, Newman University graduated approximately 4 students with credentials in sonography.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a sonography degree in Wichita. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,700 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $988 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a sonography program in Wichita. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,656 per year, on average, for room and board at Wichita-based sonography schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $27,801.
After graduating with your credentials in sonography, if you decide to work as a sonographer in Wichita, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 480 sonographers in Kansas, 200 were working in the greater Wichita area. The number of sonographers in Wichita is expected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for sonographers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a sonographer in Wichita is $64,850 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for sonographers.