Washington contains 67 schools that offer healthcare programs. University of Washington-Seattle Campus, the highest-ranking healthcare school in WA, has a total student population of 45,943 and is the 26th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 67 healthcare schools in Washington, only 7 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Perry Technical Institute comes out as the most expensive ($30,048/yr), with Bellevue College as the lowest recorded at only $4,749/yr.
Healthcare students from Washington 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 Washington alone, there are 4,140 employed mental health counselors earning an average yearly salary of $44,330. Healthcare practitioners and technical workers in this state earn $57,480/yr and there are 480 employed.
Also, within the healthcare schools in Washington, the average student population is 3,354 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from healthcare, there are 3883 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,017 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,803, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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