Texas contains 202 schools that offer healthcare programs. Texas Christian University, the highest-ranking healthcare school in TX, has a total student population of 8,853 and is the 142nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 202 healthcare schools in Texas, only 14 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Concorde Career Institute comes out as the most expensive ($35,844/yr), with Texas Health School as the lowest recorded at only $1,580/yr.
Healthcare students from Texas 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 Texas alone, there are 4,310 employed mental health counselors earning an average yearly salary of $38,610. Healthcare practitioners and technical workers in this state earn $37,010/yr and there are 2,300 employed.
Also, within the healthcare schools in Texas, the average student population is 3,703 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from healthcare, there are 11086 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,493 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,572, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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