Wichita Falls has a general population of 104,197 and an overall student population of 6,575. Approximately 6,341 of Wichita Falls's students are enrolled in schools that offer x ray technician programs.
Midwestern State University is the largest x ray technician school in Wichita Falls, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 141 students graduated from the X Ray Technology program at Midwestern State University.
A total of 141 students graduated with credentials in x ray technology from x ray technician schools in Wichita Falls in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $14,202 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Wichita Falls x ray technology schools was an average of $14,922 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for x ray technology related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,426 per year, on average, for room and board at Wichita Falls-based x ray technician schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many x ray technology graduates choose to work as x ray technicians after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Wichita Falls, your job prospects are good. Wichita Falls'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.