South Dakota contains five schools that offer care management programs. University of South Dakota, the highest-ranking care management school in SD, has a total student population of 9,617 and is the 286th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 care management schools in South Dakota, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of South Dakota comes out as the most expensive ($12,826/yr), with National American University-Ellsworth AFB Extension as the lowest recorded at only $2,785/yr.
Care Management students from South Dakota schools who go on to become care managers, physicians, doctors, nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 3,886,690 people working as healthcare support employees alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $26,710. Also, Healthcare practitioner and technical employees make on average $69,690 per year and there are about 7,200,950 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the South Dakota alone, there are 25,010 employed healthcare practitioner and technical employees earning an average yearly salary of $57,790. Healthcare support employees in this state earn $24,370/yr and there are 10,400 employed.
Also, within the care management schools in South Dakota, the average student population is 1,780 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from care management, there are 1098 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,143 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $6,336, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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