Washington contains four schools that offer allied health programs. Highline Community College, the highest-ranking allied health school in WA, has a total student population of 6,725 and is the 4584th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 allied health schools in Washington, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Clover Park Technical College comes out as the most expensive ($9,663/yr), with Bellevue College as the lowest recorded at only $4,749/yr.
Allied Health students from Washington 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 Washington alone, there are 1,850 employed clinical, counseling, and school psychologists earning an average yearly salary of $70,680. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $109,460/yr and there are 3,990 employed.
Also, within the allied health schools in Washington, the average student population is 3,354 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from allied health, there are 3883 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,017 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,803, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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