North Carolina contains 123 schools that offer medicine and health programs. Duke University, the highest-ranking medicine and health school in NC, has a total student population of 14,350 and is the 15th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 123 medicine and health schools in North Carolina, only 8 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Brookstone College comes out as the most expensive ($34,289/yr), with Pamlico Community College as the lowest recorded at only $1,351/yr.
Medicine and Health students from North Carolina 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 North Carolina alone, there are 88,190 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $58,880. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $88,640/yr and there are 7,520 employed.
Also, within the medicine and health schools in North Carolina, the average student population is 3,455 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from medicine and health, there are 6640 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,218 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,155, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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