With an overall population of 39,059 and a student population of 4,917, approximately 4,647 of Columbus students attend one of Columbus's schools that offer surgical technologist programs.
Ivy Tech Community College-Columbus is the largest surgical technologist school in Columbus, based on student population. Approximately 13 students graduated in 2010 from Ivy Tech Community College-Columbus with credentials in surgical technology.
In 2010, 13 students graduated with a surgical technology degree from one of Columbus's surgical technologist schools. If you decide to attend a surgical technologist school in Columbus, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,090.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,060 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a surgical technologist program in Columbus.
If you plan on staying in Columbus after graduating from surgical technologist school, you should know that job prospects for surgical technologists in Columbus, which is the most popular surgical technology profession, are good. By the year 2018, the number of surgical technologists is expected to increase by 27% in Columbus. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for surgical technologists.