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Sonography Schools in California

There are 23 schools in the state of California offering sonography programs. 1,042 students graduated with degrees from California sonography schools in 2010. 1,012 of all these students graduated with certificates and 29 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

926 students graduate from sonography programs in this state, on average, every year. This accounts for close to 19% of sonography students who US schools graduate. Specifically, 1,012 students graduated with certificates in sonography, 29 with an associate's level degree, and one with a degree at the bachelor's level.

23 sonography schools are in this state. And out of these, five schools are public, while 18 schools are private. Tuition at a private sonography school varies from $9,210 to $11,300.

Average tuition for sonography programs is $10,647.

Schools in this state offer certificates, associates degrees, and bachelors degrees for sonography students. No sonography students at the undergraduate level sought masters level degrees.

Sonography Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

926 students graduate from sonography programs in this state, on average, every year. This accounts for close to 19% of sonography students who US schools graduate. Specifically, 1,012 students graduated with certificates in sonography, 29 with an associate's level degree, and one with a degree at the bachelor's level.

Sonography Program Completions in California 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 452
  • Certificate 2007: 704
  • Certificate 2008: 750
  • Certificate 2009: 704
  • Certificate 2010: 1012
  • Associate 2006: 16
  • Associate 2007: 31
  • Associate 2008: 61
  • Associate 2009: 66
  • Associate 2010: 29
  • Bachelor 2006: 1
  • Bachelor 2007: 8
  • Bachelor 2008: 0
  • Bachelor 2009: 0
  • Bachelor 2010: 1

Sonography Program Availability in California

Schools in this state offer a total of 28 sonography programs. Of these programs, around 75% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level and the bachelors level.

Sonography Program Availability in California

  • Certificate: 21
  • Associate: 6
  • Bachelor: 1

Career Trends

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers — Salary by Percentile

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers — Salary by Percentile

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 50380
  • 25th Percentile: 64190
  • Median: 77750
  • 75th Percentile: 91970
  • 90th Percentile: 107540

Career Trends

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers — Employment Trend

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers — Employment Trend

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 66550
  • Median Salary 2007: 68450
  • Median Salary 2008: 72690
  • Median Salary 2009: 74440
  • Median Salary 2010: 77750
  • Total Employed 2006: 3290
  • Total Employed 2007: 4370
  • Total Employed 2008: 4770
  • Total Employed 2009: 5100
  • Total Employed 2010: 5280

California vs National Sonography Employment

California vs National Sonography Employment

  • Employed in California: 9.960% (5280)

Sonography Schools in California

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1. The West Coast Ultrasound Institute

291 S La Cienega Blvd Ste 500
Beverly Hills, CA 90211
(310) 289-5123

The West Coast Ultrasound Institute is in the suburbs of Beverly Hills, California and it offers one program in sonography. It is a for-profit 2-year institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks tenth in the state of California.

2. Newbridge College - Santa Ana

1840 E 17th St Ste 140
Santa Ana, CA 92705
(714) 550-8000

Newbridge College-Santa Ana is near the center of the city and it offers one program in sonography. 183 students seek degrees in five Newbridge College-Santa Ana programs, overall.

3. ATI College - Norwalk

12440 Firestone Blvd Ste 2001
Norwalk, CA 90650
(562) 864-0506x10

ATI College-Norwalk is in the suburbs of Norwalk, California and this school offers one program in sonography. This school is one of 242 vocational schools in California. This vocational school is the third biggest institution in the state of California offering sonography in terms of programs.

4. The Institute of Medical Education

130 Almaden Blvd
San Jose, CA 95113
(408) 534-0714x112

The Institute of Medical Education, which is near the heart of downtown, is in San Jose, CA and it offers one sonography program.

5. The Modern Technology School

16560 Harbor Blvd.- Units K-Q
Fountain Valley, CA 92708-9821
(714) 418-9100

The Modern Technology School offers one program in sonography and this school, which is 2.2 miles from the center of the city, is located in Fountain Valley, CA. It is a for-profit 2-year institution.

6. Newbridge College - Long Beach

3799 E. Burnett St.
Long Beach, CA 90815
(562) 498-4500

Newbridge College-Long Beach is 0.6 miles from the center of the city and it offers one sonography program.

7. PCI College

17215 Studebaker Rd #310
Cerritos, CA 90703
(562) 916-5055x11

PCI College, which is 2.3 miles from the center of the city, is in Cerritos, CA and it offers one sonography program. It is a for-profit institution.

8. Lincoln University

401 15th Street
Oakland, CA 94612-2801
(510) 628-8010

Lincoln University offers one sonography program and LU is in the center of Oakland. 468 students seek degrees in six Lincoln University programs, overall. In terms of enrollment, it ranks eighth in the state of California.

9. Carrington College California - Citrus Heights

7301 Greenback Lane-Ste A
Citrus Heights, CA 95621
(916) 722-8200

Carrington College California-Citrus Heights is located in the suburbs of Citrus Heights, California. This school offers two sonography programs. More specifically, students are offered one sonography certificate by this school and one associate's level degree in sonography.

10. The San Joaquin Valley College - Bakersfield

201 New Stine Rd
Bakersfield, CA 93309
(661) 834-0126

The San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield is a for-profit 2-year institution, founded in 1981. This college, which is 2.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Bakersfield, CA. This community college is one of several campuses. Students are offered three certificates and 13 associates level degrees by it. 984 students pursued degrees from the 13 programs at this college in 2010. This small college offers subjects including dental assisting and business administration. It is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges. It is one of 98 community colleges in California.

11. The Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts

2121 S El Camino Real Bldg C 2000
San Mateo, CA 94403
(650) 685-6616x102

The Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in San Mateo, CA and it offers one program in sonography. Overall, 408 students seek degrees in five Gurnick Academy of Medical Arts programs.

12. Kaplan College - North Hollywood

6180 Laurel Cyn Blvd Ste 101
North Hollywood, CA 91606-3231
(818) 754-6051

Kaplan College-North Hollywood is 0.9 miles from the heart of downtown and this school offers one sonography program. This school is a for-profit 2-year institution.

13. National Polytechnic College

6630 Telegraph Road
Commerce, CA 90040
(323) 728-9636

Founded in 1996, National Polytechnic College is a for-profit 2-year institution. It is in the suburbs of Commerce, California. This school offers subjects such as criminal justice and allied health. Students are offered six certificates by this school. 311 students pursued degrees from the six programs at this school in 2010.

14. The Career Colleges of America

5612 E Imperial Hwy
South Gate, CA 90280
(562) 861-8702x115

The Career Colleges of America is in the suburbs of South Gate, California and it offers one sonography program. This school is a for-profit 2-year institution. This vocational school is the fifth largest institution in the state of California offering sonography in terms of programs.

15. Casa Loma College - Van Nuys

6725 Kester Ave
Van Nuys, CA 91405
(818) 785-2726

Casa Loma College-Van Nuys is in the center of Van Nuys and this school offers one sonography program. 587 students pursue degrees in five programs at this school, overall.

16. The American Career College - Ontario

3130 East Sedona Court
Ontario, CA 91764
(951) 739-0788

The American Career College-Ontario offers one program in sonography and this school is 3.9 miles from the heart of downtown. It is a for-profit 2-year institution.

17. Central California School

3195 McMillan Ste F
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
(805) 543-9123

Central California School offers one program in sonography and this school, which is 1.6 miles from the center of the city, is in San Luis Obispo, CA. This school is a for-profit 2-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the eighth largest institution in the state of California offering sonography.

18. The Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science

1731 E 120th St
Los Angeles, CA 90059
(323) 563-4800

The Charles R Drew University of Medicine and Science is in the suburbs of Los Angeles, California. It offers two programs in sonography. Specifically, students are offered one sonography certificate by it and one bachelor's level sonography degree. 210 students seek degrees in 17 programs at CDU, overall.

19. The Coast Career Institute

1354 S Hill St
Los Angeles, CA 90015-3040
(213) 747-6289

Founded in 1968, the Coast Career Institute is a for-profit 2-year institution. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Los Angeles, CA. It offers subjects including law enforcement and culinary arts. This school offers six certificates to students. In 2010, 510 students pursued degrees from the six programs at this school. The Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges accredits it. This school is one of 242 vocational schools in California.

20. The California College of Vocational Careers

1901 Chester Ave #201
Bakersfield, CA 93301
(661) 323-6791

Founded in 1999, the California College of Vocational Careers is a for-profit 2-year institution. It is in the center of Bakersfield. This school offers subjects such as ultrasound technology, healthcare, and allied health. Students are offered five certificates by this vocational school. In 2010, 164 students pursued degrees from the five programs at this school. This school is one of 242 vocational schools in California.

21. Loma Linda University

Loma Linda University
Loma Linda, CA 92350
(909) 558-1000

Loma Linda University is located in the suburbs of Loma Linda, California and this school offers one sonography program. It is one of 11 institutions with a medical school in California.

22. ATI College - Santa Ana

1125 East 17th Street- suite N251
Santa Ana, CA 92701
(714) 730-7080

ATI College-Santa Ana offers one sonography program and it is 1.2 miles from the center of the city. It is one of 242 vocational schools in California. This school is the second biggest institution in the state of California offering sonography in terms of programs.

23. Merced College

3600 M St
Merced, CA 95348-2898
(209) 384-6000

Founded in 1962, Merced College is a public 2-year institution. It is located in Merced, California, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Students are offered 75 certificates and 76 degrees at the associates level by this college. In 2010, 11,086 students sought degrees from the 79 programs at this college. This college offers subjects such as radiology technology and history. This community college is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges. It is one of 98 community colleges in California.

24. Orange Coast College

2701 Fairview Road
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 432-5072

Orange Coast College, which is 2.3 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Costa Mesa, CA and it offers one program in sonography. This college is a public 2-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the sixth largest institution in the state of California offering sonography.

25. The Mt. San Jacinto Community College District

1499 N. State S.
San Jacinto, CA 92583-2399
(951) 487-6752

The Mt. San Jacinto Community College District is in the suburbs of San Jacinto, California. This college offers two sonography programs. Of those, students are offered one certificate in sonography by this large college and one associate's level sonography degree. It is a public 2-year institution. This college is the sixth oldest institution in the state of California offering sonography programs.

26. Foothill College

12345 El Monte Rd
Los Altos Hills, CA 94022
(650) 949-7777

Foothill College offers one program in sonography and it is in the suburbs of Los Altos Hills, California. It is a public 2-year institution.

27. Cypress College

9200 Valley View
Cypress, CA 90630-5897
(714) 484-7000

Cypress College offers two programs in sonography. Of those, this college offers one sonography certificate to students and one associate's level sonography degree. This community college is in the suburbs of Cypress, California. This community college is a public 2-year institution. This public college is the tenth oldest institution in the state of California offering programs in sonography.

28. Santa Barbara City College

721 Cliff Drive
Santa Barbara, CA 93109-2394
(805) 965-0581

Santa Barbara City College is near the center of the city. This college offers two sonography programs. Out of those, this college offers students one certificate in sonography and one associate's level sonography degree. It is one of 98 community colleges in California. It is the second oldest institution in the state of California offering programs in sonography.

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