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Surgical Technologist Schools in Kansas

There are five schools in the state of Kansas offering surgical technologist programs. 88 students graduated from programs at Kansas surgical technologist schools in 2010. 77 of all these students graduated with certificates and 11 of all these students graduated with associates degrees.

Overview

81 students graduate from programs in Kansas in surgical technology, on average, per year. Out of those, 77 students graduated with surgical technologist certificates and 11 with a degree at the associate's level.

Five surgical technologist schools are in this state. And out of these, while one school is private, four schools are public. Tuition at a private surgical technologist school is $10,040, while public surgical technologist school tuition varies from $2,080 to $5,328.

Average tuition for surgical technologist programs is $3,471. The highest tuition for surgical technologist programs, which is $10,040 each year, is at Wright Career College, while the lowest tuition in Kansas, which is $2,080 each year, is at the Seward County Community College and Area Technical School.

Surgical technologist schools in Kansas offer certificates and associates degrees.

Surgical Technologist Program Completions in Kansas 2006 - 2010

81 students graduate from programs in Kansas in surgical technology, on average, per year. Out of those, 77 students graduated with surgical technologist certificates and 11 with a degree at the associate's level.

Surgical Technologist Program Completions in Kansas 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 114
  • Certificate 2007: 89
  • Certificate 2008: 69
  • Certificate 2009: 67
  • Certificate 2010: 77
  • Associate 2006: 1
  • Associate 2007: 2
  • Associate 2008: 5
  • Associate 2009: 0
  • Associate 2010: 11

Surgical Technologist Program Availability in Kansas

Kansas schools offer a total of eight surgical technologist programs. Of these programs, close to 62.5% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the associates level.

Surgical Technologist Program Availability in Kansas

  • Certificate: 5
  • Associate: 3

Career Trends

Surgical Technologists — Salary by Percentile

Surgical Technologists — Salary by Percentile

Surgical Technologists — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 27250
  • 25th Percentile: 32000
  • Median: 36900
  • 75th Percentile: 42200
  • 90th Percentile: 48720

Career Trends

Surgical Technologists — Employment Trend

Surgical Technologists — Employment Trend

Surgical Technologists — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 33280
  • Median Salary 2007: 32340
  • Median Salary 2008: 34770
  • Median Salary 2009: 35380
  • Median Salary 2010: 36900
  • Total Employed 2006: 680
  • Total Employed 2007: 850
  • Total Employed 2008: 930
  • Total Employed 2009: 1010
  • Total Employed 2010: 840

Kansas vs National Surgical Technologist Employment

Kansas vs National Surgical Technologist Employment

  • Employed in Kansas: 0.910% (840)

Surgical Technologist Schools in Kansas

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1. Wright Career College

10975 El Monte
Overland Park, KS 66211
(913) 385-7700

Wright Career College offers two surgical technologist programs. Out of those, it offers students one surgical technologist certificate and one associate's level surgical technology degree. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Overland Park, KS. Overall, 1,313 students seek degrees in 18 Wright Career College programs. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Kansas offering surgical technologist programs.

2. The Seward County Community College and Area Technical School

1801 N. Kansas Ave.
Liberal, KS 67901
(620) 624-1951

The Seward County Community College and Area Technical School is located in Liberal, Kansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two surgical technologist programs. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in surgical technology by it and one degree at the associate's level in surgical technology. 1,870 students seek degrees in 83 Seward County Community College and Area Technical School programs, overall. It is the fourth largest institution in the state of Kansas offering surgical technology.

3. Hutchinson Community College

1300 N Plum St
Hutchinson, KS 67501
(620) 665-3500

Hutchinson Community College offers one surgical technologist program. It is one of 21 community colleges in Kansas. This college is the largest institution in the state of Kansas offering surgical technology.

4. Wichita Area Technical College

4004 N Webb Rd. Bldg 100
Wichita, KS 67226
(316) 677-9400

Wichita Area Technical College is in Wichita, Kansas, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two surgical technologist programs. More specifically, students are offered one surgical technologist certificate by this technical college and one degree at the associate's level in surgical technology. It is one of 9 technical colleges in Kansas. It ranks third in terms of enrollment in the state of Kansas.

5. The Washburn Institute of Technology

5724 SW Huntoon
Topeka, KS 66604-2117
(785) 273-7140

The Washburn Institute of Technology, which is 3.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Topeka, KS and it offers one program in surgical technology. It is a public institution. It ranks fifth in terms of enrollment in the state of Kansas.

6. Washburn University

1700 SW College Avenue
Topeka, KS 66621-0001
(785) 670-1010

Founded in 1865, Washburn University is a public 4-year institution. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Topeka, KS. It is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Kansas. Washburn offers subjects such as counseling, nursing, and political science. Students are offered 14 certificates, 21 associates level degrees, 64 bachelors level degrees, ten masters level degrees, and one degree at the doctoral level by it. 7,230 students sought degrees from the 89 programs at this school in 2010. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it. This school is one of 34 public post-secondary institutions in Kansas.