West Virginia contains six schools that offer health administration programs. Marshall University, the highest-ranking health administration school in WV, has a total student population of 13,776 and is the 341st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 health administration schools in West Virginia, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Davis & Elkins College comes out as the most expensive ($18,674/yr), with Mountain State University as the lowest recorded at only $7,372/yr.
Health Administration students from West Virginia 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 West Virginia alone, there are 1,380 employed physicians and surgeons earning an average yearly salary of $168,440. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $72,980/yr and there are 1,620 employed.
Also, within the health administration schools in West Virginia, the average student population is 1,951 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from health administration, 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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