Oklahoma contains 93 schools that offer healthcare programs. Oklahoma City University, the highest-ranking healthcare school in OK, has a total student population of 3,829 and is the 310th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 93 healthcare schools in Oklahoma, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Platt College comes out as the most expensive ($28,980/yr), with Kiamichi Technology Center-McAlester as the lowest recorded at only $1,310/yr.
Healthcare students from Oklahoma 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 Oklahoma alone, there are 1,210 employed mental health counselors earning an average yearly salary of $41,880. Healthcare practitioners and technical workers in this state earn $33,500/yr and there are 100 employed.
Also, within the healthcare schools in Oklahoma, the average student population is 1,754 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from healthcare, there are 4305 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,424 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,600, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
Oklahoma Interesting Facts