Nevada contains seventeen schools that offer medicine and health programs. University of Nevada-Las Vegas, the highest-ranking medicine and health school in NV, has a total student population of 29,080 and is the 1903rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 17 medicine and health schools in Nevada, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Sierra Nevada College comes out as the most expensive ($25,134/yr), with Great Basin College as the lowest recorded at only $6,844/yr.
Medicine and Health students from Nevada 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 Nevada alone, there are 16,100 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $72,940. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $93,960/yr and there are 1,860 employed.
Also, within the medicine and health schools in Nevada, the average student population is 3,396 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from medicine and health, there are 786 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,014 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,730, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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