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Most Popular Schools for Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist Major & Degree Program

A program that prepares individuals, under the supervision of physicians, to assist in developing respiratory care plans, administer respiratory care procedures, supervise personnel and equipment operation, maintain records, and consult with other health care team members. Includes instruction in the applied basic biomedical sciences; anatomy, physiology, and pathology of the respiratory system; clinical medicine; therapeutic procedures; clinical expressions; data collection and record-keeping; patient communication; equipment operation and maintenance; personnel supervision; and procedures for special population groups.


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Rank School Name Students % of Total Total On-Campus Cost
1 Instituto de Banca y Comercio Inc 395 4% N/A
2 Independence University 301 86% $15,728
3 California College San Diego 157 35% $18,480
4 Ivy Tech Community College 137 1% $4,695
5 Pima Medical Institute-Tucson 94 9% N/A
6 Concorde Career College-North Hollywood 92 21% N/A
7 Weber State University 83 2% $19,242
8 San Joaquin Valley College-Rancho Cordova 80 96% $20,450
9 Concorde Career College-San Bernardino 78 12% N/A
10 Boise State University 74 2% $20,944
11 Concorde Career College-Garden Grove 72 12% N/A
12 J Sargeant Reynolds Community College 70 4% $5,848
13 James A Rhodes State College 55 7% $6,513
14 San Joaquin Valley College-Bakersfield 55 14% $16,492
15 Ponce Paramedical College Inc 55 5% N/A
16 Pima Medical Institute-Mesa 55 6% N/A
17 Butte College 54 2% $3,014
18 Atenas College 53 11% $7,645
19 Miami Dade College 49 0% $5,676
20 San Joaquin Valley College-Ontario 49 14% $17,724
21 Grand Canyon University 48 0% $32,100
22 Centro de Estudios Multidisciplinarios-Bayamon 48 16% $7,034
23 Kaplan Career Institute-Franklin Mills 47 10% N/A
24 Concorde Career College-San Diego 47 7% N/A
25 Pima Medical Institute-Chula Vista 46 7% N/A
26 Midwestern State University 45 3% $17,904
27 Kaplan College-Modesto 44 12% N/A
28 Ferris State University 42 1% $21,878
29 San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia 42 4% $16,606
30 Platt College-Ontario 40 14% $15,419
31 Victor Valley College 40 3% $2,824
32 Universidad Metropolitana 39 2% $7,086
33 College of DuPage 39 1% $6,050
34 Educational Technical College-Recinto de Bayamon 38 24% N/A
35 Texas State University 36 0% $19,620
36 Moraine Valley Community College 36 1% $5,394
37 GateWay Community College 35 2% $3,238
38 Southeast Community College Area 35 2% $12,604
39 Georgia State University 34 0% $24,448
40 Goodwin College 34 6% $20,400
41 Edison State College 33 1% $18,455
42 Pima Medical Institute-Denver 33 5% N/A
43 El Camino Community College District 32 1% $2,798
44 Big Sandy Community and Technical College 32 2% $4,456
45 Concorde Career College-Memphis 32 4% N/A
46 Middle Georgia State College 32 2% $15,794
47 Lone Star College System 31 0% $2,158
48 Salisbury University 31 1% $22,368
49 University of Alabama at Birmingham 31 1% $22,495
50 Platt College-Los Angeles 31 12% $15,419
51 Oklahoma City Community College 30 2% $4,341
52 Daytona State College 30 1% $4,521
53 Pima Medical Institute-Renton 30 5% N/A
54 Tennessee State University 29 2% $17,693
55 Tallahassee Community College 29 1% $2,824
56 Macomb Community College 29 1% $4,043
57 Seminole State College of Florida 28 0% $4,561
58 Crafton Hills College 28 4% $2,472
59 McLennan Community College 28 2% $3,982
60 Grossmont College 28 1% $2,887
61 SUNY Westchester Community College 28 2% $6,723
62 The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio 28 3% N/A
63 Los Angeles Valley College 27 2% $2,931
64 West Kentucky Community and Technical College 27 1% $4,456
65 Kaplan College-Phoenix 27 11% N/A
66 Stevens-Henager College-Murray 27 4% $21,600
67 Jefferson Community and Technical College 27 1% $4,536
68 Onondaga Community College 27 2% $17,564
69 Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College 27 3% $4,600
70 Kansas City Kansas Community College 26 2% $19,866
71 Bossier Parish Community College 26 2% $4,492
72 Delgado Community College 26 1% $4,502
73 Monroe County Community College 26 5% $4,414
74 Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College 26 2% $4,456
75 Concorde Career College-Portland 26 4% N/A
76 San Jacinto Community College 25 1% $2,802
77 Siena Heights University 25 3% $34,014
78 Bergen Community College 25 1% $5,547
79 Massasoit Community College 25 3% $5,056
80 Valencia College 25 0% $3,644
81 Rush University 25 4% N/A
82 Foothill College 25 2% $3,246
83 Community College of Allegheny County 25 1% $4,540
84 Saint Augustine College 25 4% $9,720
85 Napa Valley College 24 3% $2,852
86 Hudson Valley Community College 24 1% $5,934
87 City Colleges of Chicago-Malcolm X College 24 3% $5,380
88 University of North Carolina at Charlotte 24 0% $19,080
89 Lane Community College 24 1% $14,996
90 Milwaukee Area Technical College 24 1% $5,728
91 George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville 24 3% $13,300
92 Rose State College 23 2% $4,104
93 Sinclair Community College 23 1% $3,480
94 Darton State College 23 3% $14,956
95 Community College of Philadelphia 23 1% $6,170
96 Gwynedd Mercy University 23 3% $42,030
97 Allegany College of Maryland 23 3% $17,484
98 University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey 23 2% N/A
99 Cuyahoga Community College District 23 1% $4,736
100 Concorde Career College-Aurora 23 5% N/A

This list indicates the number of students that completed the Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist program at the schools above.
It is not necessarily an indicator of academic rigor or quality of education.
Note that some schools do not have enough data to be ranked, and these schools will not appear in our lists.