Arizona contains 49 schools that offer healthcare programs. Northern Arizona University, the highest-ranking healthcare school in AZ, has a total student population of 23,597 and is the 225th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 49 healthcare schools in Arizona, only 11 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kaplan College comes out as the most expensive ($54,720/yr), with Pima Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,259/yr.
Healthcare students from Arizona 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 Arizona alone, there are 910 employed mental health counselors earning an average yearly salary of $41,890. Healthcare practitioners and technical workers in this state earn $35,820/yr and there are 1,350 employed.
Also, within the healthcare schools in Arizona, the average student population is 7,131 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from healthcare, there are 3266 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,667 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,108, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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