South Dakota contains four schools that offer health administration programs. National American University-Ellsworth AFB Extension, the highest-ranking health administration school in SD, has a total student population of 329 and is the 2376th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 health administration schools in South Dakota, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Colorado Technical University of Sioux Falls comes out as the most expensive ($12,527/yr), with National American University-Ellsworth AFB Extension as the lowest recorded at only $2,785/yr.
Health Administration students from South Dakota 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 South Dakota alone, there are 220 employed physicians and surgeons earning an average yearly salary of $201,140. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $81,420/yr and there are 590 employed.
Also, within the health administration schools in South Dakota, the average student population is 1,780 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from health administration, 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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