With an overall population of 7,780 and a student population of 2,974, approximately 2,875 of Abingdon students attend one of Abingdon's schools that offer x ray technician programs.
Abingdon's largest x ray technician school is Virginia Highlands Community College. In 2010, Virginia Highlands Community College graduated approximately 10 students with credentials in x ray technology.
In 2010, 10 students graduated with a x ray technology degree in Abingdon. If you decide to attend a x ray technician school in Abingdon, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,811.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a x ray technician program in Abingdon.
Many x ray technology graduates choose to work as x ray technicians after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Abingdon, your job prospects are good. The government projects that the number of x ray technicians in Abingdon will increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for x ray technicians.
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