Rhode Island contains twelve schools that offer healthcare programs. Brown University, the highest-ranking healthcare school in RI, has a total student population of 8,574 and is the 9th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 12 healthcare schools in Rhode Island, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Roger Williams University comes out as the most expensive ($31,184/yr), with Community College of Rhode Island as the lowest recorded at only $3,892/yr.
Healthcare students from Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island alone, there are 460 employed mental health counselors earning an average yearly salary of $32,240. Healthcare practitioners and technical workers in this state earn $32,220/yr and there are 1,430 employed.
Also, within the healthcare schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from healthcare, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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