Gainesville has a general population of 15,538 and an overall student population of 9,156. Approximately 9,156 of Gainesville's students are enrolled in schools that offer x ray technician programs.
Gainesville's largest x ray technician school is North Central Texas College. In 2010, North Central Texas College graduated approximately 12 students with credentials in x ray technology.
In 2010, 12 students graduated with a x ray technology degree in Gainesville. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,080 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,410 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a x ray technician program in Gainesville. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,378 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $5,468.
Many x ray technology graduates choose to work as x ray technicians after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Gainesville, your job prospects are good. Gainesville's x ray technician workforce is projected to increase by 26% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for x ray technicians.