With an overall population of 57,247 and a student population of 6,371, approximately 2,167 of Galveston students attend one of Galveston's schools that offer x ray technician programs.
The largest x ray technician school in Galveston, by student population, is Galveston College. In 2010, Galveston College graduated approximately 75 students with credentials in x ray technology.
A total of 75 students graduated with credentials in x ray technology from x ray technician schools in Galveston in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Galveston's x ray technician schools was $9,640 per year for instate students and $10,540 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $878 for x ray technology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Galveston-based x ray technician schools, you will have an added expense of $3,600 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,566.
If you decide to work as a x ray technician in Galveston, your job prospects are good. The government projects that the number of x ray technicians in Galveston will increase by 26% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for x ray technicians.