Missouri contains eight schools that offer allied health programs. Westminster College, the highest-ranking allied health school in MO, has a total student population of 1,087 and is the 369th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 allied health schools in Missouri, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, St Louis College of Health Careers comes out as the most expensive ($29,787/yr), with Missouri Southern State University as the lowest recorded at only $8,461/yr.
Allied Health students from Missouri 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 Missouri alone, there are 1,310 employed clinical, counseling, and school psychologists earning an average yearly salary of $60,050. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $74,400/yr and there are 4,430 employed.
Also, within the allied health schools in Missouri, the average student population is 2,183 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from allied health, there are 4755 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,482 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,695, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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