Pennsylvania contains 204 schools that offer medicine and health programs. University of Pennsylvania, the highest-ranking medicine and health school in PA, has a total student population of 24,599 and is the 5th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 204 medicine and health schools in Pennsylvania, only 8 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Saint Joseph's University comes out as the most expensive ($34,548/yr), with Frankford Hospital School of Nursing as the lowest recorded at only $9,578/yr.
Medicine and Health students from Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania alone, there are 129,810 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $63,600. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $85,280/yr and there are 11,890 employed.
Also, within the medicine and health schools in Pennsylvania, the average student population is 2,077 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from medicine and health, there are 10679 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,747 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $9,718, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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