California contains 326 schools that offer healthcare programs. University of California-Los Angeles, the highest-ranking healthcare school in CA, has a total student population of 38,550 and is the 7th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 326 healthcare schools in California, only 9 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, St. Francis Career College comes out as the most expensive ($45,682/yr), with California State University-Fullerton as the lowest recorded at only $4,874/yr.
Healthcare students from California 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 California alone, there are 9,420 employed mental health counselors earning an average yearly salary of $51,910. Healthcare practitioners and technical workers in this state earn $72,480/yr and there are 8,720 employed.
Also, within the healthcare schools in California, the average student population is 4,206 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from healthcare, there are 18354 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,230 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,817, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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