West Virginia contains five schools that offer allied health programs. Alderson Broaddus College, the highest-ranking allied health school in WV, has a total student population of 711 and is the 629th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 allied health schools in West Virginia, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Alderson Broaddus College comes out as the most expensive ($14,694/yr), with Fred W Eberle Technical Center as the lowest recorded at only $5,376/yr.
Allied Health students from West Virginia 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 West Virginia alone, there are 560 employed clinical, counseling, and school psychologists earning an average yearly salary of $47,820. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $72,980/yr and there are 1,620 employed.
Also, within the allied health schools in West Virginia, the average student population is 1,951 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from allied health, there are 1870 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,415 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,827, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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