Massachusetts contains 99 schools that offer medicine and health programs. Harvard University, the highest-ranking medicine and health school in MA, has a total student population of 27,651 and is the highest ranked school in America.
Of the 99 medicine and health schools in Massachusetts, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Simmons College comes out as the most expensive ($34,498/yr), with Southeastern Technical Institute as the lowest recorded at only $7,460/yr.
Medicine and Health students from Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts alone, there are 83,060 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $81,780. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $107,020/yr and there are 8,580 employed.
Also, within the medicine and health schools in Massachusetts, the average student population is 2,580 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from medicine and health, there are 5364 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,075 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,628, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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