In addition to meeting application requirements, you’ll have to consider how much it will cost to study at your dream school. Colleges and universities offer scholarships and financial aid, as do corporations, associations, and the government. You might be surprised by the options you discover. To help you get a sense of your baseline education costs, here are the typical tuition rates for a respiratory therapy assisting degree:

average yearly tuition as per the most recent US census data
$ 3,925 per year
Average in-state tuition in 2017

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$ 10,531 per year
Average out-of-state tuition in 2017

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Average private tuition

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What do respiratory therapy assisting graduates earn?

Respiratory therapy assisting students make an average of $58,257 per year after graduation. This is 13% below average compared to other undergraduate degrees.

$ 58,257 per year
Average graduate salary in 2017

Bottom 38% of degrees

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% of people underpaid in 2019

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Tuition costs for popular respiratory therapy assisting schools in the US

There are 6 schools in the US that offer a respiratory therapy assisting degree. The respiratory therapy assisting schools in the nation with the highest enrollment are Northern Michigan University, Rhode Island College and Middle Georgia State University. Here's a breakdown of tuition costs for the schools that award the most degrees in respiratory therapy assisting per year:

School NameIn-State Tuition
Northern Michigan University$10,240
Rhode Island College$8,776
Middle Georgia State University$3,924
University of the Incarnate Word$29,990
Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo$5,872
Inter American University of Puerto Rico-San German$5,898
EDIC College$6,820
Vermont Technical College$14,690
Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University$12,764
Kettering College$12,408

Top US schools for a respiratory therapy assisting degree

The following chart lists the most prestigious schools offering respiratory therapy assisting degrees, along with their average acceptance rate and tuition costs:

School NameAcceptance RateIn-State Tuition
Carrington College-Phoenix East16%$null
Kettering College28%$12,408
Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University48%$12,764
Carrington College-Las Vegas57%$null
Inter American University of Puerto Rico-Arecibo58%$5,872
Vermont Technical College63%$14,690
Carrington College-Pleasant Hill67%$null
Inter American University of Puerto Rico-San German69%$5,898
Rhode Island College74%$8,776
Autry Technology Center74%$null

Cheapest US schools for a respiratory therapy assisting degree

Of the schools in the US that offer a respiratory therapy assisting degree, the following have the lowest tuition costs:

School NameTuition
Kansas City Kansas Community College$3,248
Spokane Community College$3,460
Seattle Central College$3,795
Cincinnati State Technical and Community College$3,825
Middle Georgia State University$3,924
Highline College$3,936
Tacoma Community College$4,146
Dalton State College$4,212
George C Wallace Community College-Dothan$4,380
Genesee Community College$4,580

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