With an overall population of 33,055 and a student population of 5,751, approximately 5,581 of Columbia students attend one of Columbia's schools that offer radiology technician programs.
Of the 1 radiology technician schools in Columbia, the largest radiology technology school, by student population, is Columbia State Community College. In 2010, Columbia State Community College graduated approximately 18 students with credentials in radiology technology.
A reported 18 students graduated with credentials in radiology technology in Columbia in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,905 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for radiology technology related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Columbia after graduating from radiology technician school, you should know that job prospects for radiology technicians in Columbia, which is the most popular radiology technology profession, are not very good. The number of radiology technicians in Columbia is expected to increase by 6% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for radiology technicians.