West Virginia contains ten schools that offer chiropractic programs. Life University, the highest-ranking chiropractic school in WV, has a total student population of 2,301 and is the 176th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 10 chiropractic schools in West Virginia, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Bridgeport comes out as the most expensive ($25,035/yr), with Western Kentucky University as the lowest recorded at only $9,729/yr.
Chiropractic students from West Virginia schools who go on to become chiropractic doctors, chiropractors, chiropractic physicians, doctor of chiropractics, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 26,310 people working as chiropractors alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $80,390.
Also, within the chiropractic schools in West Virginia, the average student population is 1,951 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from chiropractic, 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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