Nevada contains sixteen schools that offer healthcare programs. University of Nevada-Las Vegas, the highest-ranking healthcare school in NV, has a total student population of 29,080 and is the 1903rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 16 healthcare schools in Nevada, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Anthem Institute-Las Vegas comes out as the most expensive ($24,876/yr), with Great Basin College as the lowest recorded at only $6,844/yr.
Healthcare students from Nevada 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 Nevada alone, there are 440 employed mental health counselors earning an average yearly salary of $52,770. Healthcare practitioners and technical workers in this state earn $62,490/yr and there are 180 employed.
Also, within the healthcare schools in Nevada, the average student population is 3,396 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from healthcare, there are 786 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,014 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,730, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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