North Carolina contains 112 schools that offer healthcare programs. Duke University, the highest-ranking healthcare school in NC, has a total student population of 14,350 and is the 15th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 112 healthcare schools in North Carolina, only 8 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Brookstone College comes out as the most expensive ($34,289/yr), with Rowan-Cabarrus Community College as the lowest recorded at only $76/yr.
Healthcare students from North Carolina 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 North Carolina alone, there are 3,640 employed mental health counselors earning an average yearly salary of $40,310. Healthcare practitioners and technical workers in this state earn $44,940/yr and there are 2,250 employed.
Also, within the healthcare schools in North Carolina, the average student population is 3,455 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from healthcare, there are 6640 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,218 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,155, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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