Kilgore has a general population of 11,301 and an overall student population of 6,375. Approximately 6,375 of Kilgore's students are enrolled in schools that offer x ray technician programs.
Kilgore College is the largest x ray technician school in Kilgore, based on student population. In 2010, Kilgore College graduated approximately 14 students with credentials in x ray technology.
In 2010, 14 students graduated with a x ray technology certificate in Kilgore. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $10,330 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Kilgore x ray technology schools was an average of $11,194 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,813 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a x ray technician program in Kilgore. And if you live on campus at one of the Kilgore-based x ray technician schools, you will have an added expense of $3,980 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,350.
After graduating with your credentials in x ray technology, if you decide to work as a x ray technician in Kilgore, your job prospects are good. The government projects that the number of x ray technicians in Kilgore will increase by 26% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for x ray technicians.