Alaska contains one school that offers allied health programs. Ilisagvik College has a total student population of 226 and is the 3937th highest ranked school in America.
Allied Health students from Alaska schools who go on to become allied health professionals, physicians, nurses, forensic nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 271,710 people working as medical and health services managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $90,970. Also, Clinical, counseling, and school psychologists make on average $72,310 per year and there are about 98,330 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Alaska alone, there are 220 employed clinical, counseling, and school psychologists earning an average yearly salary of $76,480. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $83,960/yr and there are 830 employed.
Also, within the allied health schools in Alaska, the average student population is 3,367 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from allied health, there are 486 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,905 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,464, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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