Massachusetts contains 85 schools that offer healthcare programs. Harvard University, the highest-ranking healthcare school in MA, has a total student population of 27,651 and is the highest ranked school in America.
Of the 85 healthcare schools in Massachusetts, only 8 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Simmons College comes out as the most expensive ($34,498/yr), with Southeastern Technical Institute as the lowest recorded at only $7,460/yr.
Healthcare students from Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts alone, there are 5,020 employed mental health counselors earning an average yearly salary of $42,890. Healthcare practitioners and technical workers in this state earn $58,620/yr and there are 440 employed.
Also, within the healthcare schools in Massachusetts, the average student population is 2,580 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from healthcare, there are 5364 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,075 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,628, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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