Florida contains 206 schools that offer healthcare programs. University of Miami, the highest-ranking healthcare school in FL, has a total student population of 15,629 and is the 69th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 206 healthcare schools in Florida, only 10 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, ATI College of Health comes out as the most expensive ($41,680/yr), with Sarasota County Technical Institute as the lowest recorded at only $2,150/yr.
Healthcare students from Florida 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 Florida alone, there are 4,410 employed mental health counselors earning an average yearly salary of $40,480. Healthcare practitioners and technical workers in this state earn $46,440/yr and there are 1,730 employed.
Also, within the healthcare schools in Florida, the average student population is 3,322 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from healthcare, there are 7625 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,875 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,879, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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