Connecticut contains 47 schools that offer healthcare programs. Fairfield University, the highest-ranking healthcare school in CT, has a total student population of 5,074 and is the 133rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 47 healthcare schools in Connecticut, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lincoln Technical Institute comes out as the most expensive ($36,090/yr), with Middlesex Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,918/yr.
Healthcare students from Connecticut 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 Connecticut alone, there are 1,700 employed mental health counselors earning an average yearly salary of $40,920. Healthcare practitioners and technical workers in this state earn $63,390/yr and there are 370 employed.
Also, within the healthcare schools in Connecticut, the average student population is 1,939 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from healthcare, there are 2145 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,319 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,907, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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