Utah contains four schools that offer allied health programs. University of Utah, the highest-ranking allied health school in UT, has a total student population of 29,284 and is the 129th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 allied health schools in Utah, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Eagle Gate College comes out as the most expensive ($21,696/yr), with Weber State University as the lowest recorded at only $9,922/yr.
Allied Health students from Utah 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 Utah alone, there are 650 employed clinical, counseling, and school psychologists earning an average yearly salary of $63,220. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $89,140/yr and there are 2,140 employed.
Also, within the allied health schools in Utah, the average student population is 3,744 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from allied health, there are 2052 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,639 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,769, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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