Odessa has a general population of 90,943 and an overall student population of 8,859. Approximately 5,132 of Odessa's students are enrolled in schools that offer x ray technician programs.
Odessa College is the largest x ray technician school in Odessa, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 13 students graduated from the X Ray Technology program at Odessa College.
In 2010, 13 students graduated with a x ray technology degree in Odessa. Tuition in 2009 at Odessa's x ray technician schools was $10,750 per year for instate students and $11,590 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,400 for x ray technology related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Odessa-based x ray technician schools, you will have an added expense of $4,874 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,126.
If you plan on staying in Odessa after graduating from x ray technician school, you should know that job prospects for x ray technicians in Odessa, which is the most popular x ray technology profession, are good. By the year 2018, the number of x ray technicians is expected to increase by 26% in Odessa. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for x ray technicians.