Tennessee contains 91 schools that offer healthcare programs. Vanderbilt University, the highest-ranking healthcare school in TN, has a total student population of 12,506 and is the 17th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 91 healthcare schools in Tennessee, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Martin Methodist College comes out as the most expensive ($25,620/yr), with Tennessee Technology Center at Jackson as the lowest recorded at only $3,564/yr.
Healthcare students from Tennessee 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 Tennessee alone, there are 2,010 employed mental health counselors earning an average yearly salary of $30,770. Healthcare practitioners and technical workers in this state earn $45,580/yr and there are 2,260 employed.
Also, within the healthcare schools in Tennessee, the average student population is 2,002 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from healthcare, there are 4116 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,154 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,032, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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