Utah contains 34 schools that offer healthcare programs. University of Utah, the highest-ranking healthcare school in UT, has a total student population of 29,284 and is the 129th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 34 healthcare schools in Utah, only 7 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Stevens Henager College-Logan comes out as the most expensive ($46,580/yr), with Mountainland Applied Technology College as the lowest recorded at only $1,568/yr.
Healthcare students from Utah 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 Utah alone, there are 630 employed mental health counselors earning an average yearly salary of $46,490. Healthcare practitioners and technical workers in this state earn $36,750/yr and there are 880 employed.
Also, within the healthcare schools in Utah, the average student population is 3,744 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from healthcare, there are 2052 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,639 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,769, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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