Kentucky contains 58 schools that offer medicine and health programs. Centre College, the highest-ranking medicine and health school in KY, has a total student population of 1,216 and is the 134th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 58 medicine and health schools in Kentucky, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Daymar College-Paducah Main comes out as the most expensive ($34,824/yr), with Maysville Community and Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $5,255/yr.
Medicine and Health students from Kentucky 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 Kentucky alone, there are 43,250 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $58,110. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $80,670/yr and there are 4,170 employed.
Also, within the medicine and health schools in Kentucky, the average student population is 2,555 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from medicine and health, there are 2859 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,477 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,117, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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