Oregon contains five schools that offer allied health programs. Corban College, the highest-ranking allied health school in OR, has a total student population of 1,103 and is the 379th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 allied health schools in Oregon, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Pacific University comes out as the most expensive ($23,816/yr), with Oregon Institute of Technology as the lowest recorded at only $10,856/yr.
Allied Health students from Oregon 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 Oregon alone, there are 1,210 employed clinical, counseling, and school psychologists earning an average yearly salary of $64,390. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $95,910/yr and there are 3,030 employed.
Also, within the allied health schools in Oregon, the average student population is 2,645 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from allied health, there are 2428 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,810 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,147, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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