Alabama contains 54 schools that offer healthcare programs. Auburn University Main Campus, the highest-ranking healthcare school in AL, has a total student population of 24,602 and is the 115th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 54 healthcare schools in Alabama, only 7 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Tuskegee University comes out as the most expensive ($25,035/yr), with Chattahoochee Valley Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,438/yr.
Healthcare students from Alabama schools who go on to become healthcare managers, physicians, doctors, health care administrators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 56,520 people working as healthcare practitioners and technical workers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $52,110. Also, Mental health counselors make on average $41,710 per year and there are about 106,920 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Alabama alone, there are 650 employed mental health counselors earning an average yearly salary of $37,830. Healthcare practitioners and technical workers in this state earn $34,500/yr and there are 810 employed.
Also, within the healthcare schools in Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from healthcare, 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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