Alabama contains three schools that offer allied health programs. George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville, the highest-ranking allied health school in AL, has a total student population of 6,311 and is the 3055th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 allied health schools in Alabama, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Oakwood University comes out as the most expensive ($24,801/yr), with John C Calhoun State Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,310/yr.
Allied Health students from Alabama 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 Alabama alone, there are 500 employed clinical, counseling, and school psychologists earning an average yearly salary of $76,500. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $83,980/yr and there are 2,280 employed.
Also, within the allied health schools in Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from allied health, there are 2845 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,868 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,989, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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