Covington, KY (population: 43,469) has one allied health school within its city limits. Gateway Community and Technical College has a total student population of 4,206. It is the 4671st highest ranked school in the USA and the 67th highest in the state of Kentucky (#1 is Centre College).
Allied Health students from Covington 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 Cincinnati-Middletown-KY-IN area alone, there are 700 employed clinical, counseling, and school psychologists earning an average salary of $76,970. Medical and health services managers in this area earn $85,680/yr and there are 1,950 employed.
Covington lies in Kenton county, which is one of the 55 counties in Kentucky. Overall, the Cincinnati-Middletown-KY-IN area has 994,930 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $20.35/hr average worker wage, and a $42,340 average annual salary. Thus, about 1.959 out of every 1000 jobs in Covington are held by medical and health services managers, and 0.706/1000 are held by clinical, counseling, and school psychologists.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Gateway Community and Technical College ends up costing a student $6,504/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Covington|
|Crestview Hills||KY||-||1||24.073||65||4.1 miles|
|Saint Martin||OH||-||1||11.3716||2||35.2 miles|
|Yellow Springs||OH||-||2||0.482738||0||62.6 miles|
|Concord Twp||OH||-||1||37.8234||22||86.0 miles|
|New Boston||OH||-||1||21.3268||7||87.0 miles|
|New Albany||IN||-||1||50.4945||53||88.1 miles|