California contains 357 schools that offer medicine and health programs. University of California-Los Angeles, the highest-ranking medicine and health school in CA, has a total student population of 38,550 and is the 7th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 357 medicine and health schools in California, only 10 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, St. Francis Career College comes out as the most expensive ($45,682/yr), with California State University-Fullerton as the lowest recorded at only $4,874/yr.
Medicine and Health students from California 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 California alone, there are 233,030 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $85,080. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $101,430/yr and there are 26,750 employed.
Also, within the medicine and health schools in California, the average student population is 4,206 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from medicine and health, there are 18354 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,230 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $1,817, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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