Alabama contains 60 schools that offer medicine and health programs. Auburn University Main Campus, the highest-ranking medicine and health school in AL, has a total student population of 24,602 and is the 115th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 60 medicine and health schools in Alabama, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Tuskegee University comes out as the most expensive ($25,035/yr), with Northeast Alabama Community College as the lowest recorded at only $2,367/yr.
Medicine and Health students from Alabama schools who go on to become medicine and health professionals, office administrators, massage therapists, trainers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 271,710 people working as medical and health services managers alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $90,970. Also, Registered nurses make on average $66,530 per year and there are about 2,583,770 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Alabama alone, there are 42,880 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $57,860. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $83,980/yr and there are 2,280 employed.
Also, within the medicine and health schools in Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from medicine and health, there are 2845 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,868 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,989, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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