Alabama contains eight schools that offer health administration programs. Auburn University Main Campus, the highest-ranking health administration school in AL, has a total student population of 24,602 and is the 115th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 health administration schools in Alabama, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Oakwood University comes out as the most expensive ($24,801/yr), with Columbia Southern University as the lowest recorded at only $5,292/yr.
Health Administration students from Alabama schools who go on to become health administratorss, physicians, nurses, health care administrators, 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, Physicians and surgeons make on average $173,860 per year and there are about 274,160 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Alabama alone, there are 2,880 employed physicians and surgeons earning an average yearly salary of $202,950. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $83,980/yr and there are 2,280 employed.
Also, within the health administration schools in Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from health administration, there are 2845 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,868 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,989, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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