Idaho contains three schools that offer allied health programs. The College of Idaho, the highest-ranking allied health school in ID, has a total student population of 1,013 and is the 384th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 allied health schools in Idaho, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The College of Idaho comes out as the most expensive ($15,402/yr), with Brigham Young University-Idaho as the lowest recorded at only $9,571/yr.
Allied Health students from Idaho 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 Idaho alone, there are 780 employed clinical, counseling, and school psychologists earning an average yearly salary of $63,090. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $73,470/yr and there are 1,440 employed.
Also, within the allied health schools in Idaho, the average student population is 3,285 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from allied health, there are 1173 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,807 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,022, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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