With an overall population of 94,996 and a student population of 6,721, approximately 6,227 of Midland students attend one of Midland's schools that offer x ray technician programs.
Midland's largest x ray technician school is Midland College. In 2010, Midland College graduated approximately 10 students from its x ray technology program.
A total of 10 students graduated with credentials in x ray technology from x ray technician schools in Midland in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $11,125 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Midland x ray technology schools was an average of $12,115 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,059 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a x ray technician program in Midland. And if you live on campus at one of the Midland-based x ray technician schools, you will have an added expense of $3,900 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,225.
Many x ray technology graduates choose to work as x ray technicians after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Midland, your job prospects are good. The number of x ray technicians in Midland is expected to increase by 26% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for x ray technicians.