Nevada contains two schools that offer allied health programs. Northwest Health Careers, the highest-ranking allied health school in NV, has a total student population of 217 and is the 3956th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 allied health schools in Nevada, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Las Vegas College comes out as the most expensive ($23,839/yr), with Northwest Health Careers as the lowest recorded at only $11,448/yr.
Allied Health students from Nevada 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 Nevada alone, there are 460 employed clinical, counseling, and school psychologists earning an average yearly salary of $71,260. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $93,960/yr and there are 1,860 employed.
Also, within the allied health schools in Nevada, the average student population is 3,396 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from allied health, there are 786 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,014 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,730, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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