Delaware contains ten schools that offer healthcare programs. Delaware State University, the highest-ranking healthcare school in DE, has a total student population of 3,609 and is the 639th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 10 healthcare schools in Delaware, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Widener University-Delaware Campus comes out as the most expensive ($19,997/yr), with Delaware Technical and Community College-Stanton-Wilmington as the lowest recorded at only $4,849/yr.
Healthcare students from Delaware 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 Delaware alone, there are 120 employed mental health counselors earning an average yearly salary of $47,220. Healthcare practitioners and technical workers in this state earn $60,390/yr and there are 60 employed.
Also, within the healthcare schools in Delaware, the average student population is 2,228 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from healthcare, there are 540 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,476 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,732, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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