Kentucky contains four schools that offer allied health programs. Western Kentucky University, the highest-ranking allied health school in KY, has a total student population of 20,712 and is the 1859th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 allied health schools in Kentucky, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Beckfield College comes out as the most expensive ($19,717/yr), with Gateway Community and Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $6,504/yr.
Allied Health students from Kentucky 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 Kentucky alone, there are 990 employed clinical, counseling, and school psychologists earning an average yearly salary of $54,970. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $80,670/yr and there are 4,170 employed.
Also, within the allied health schools in Kentucky, the average student population is 2,555 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from allied health, there are 2859 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,477 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,117, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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