Rhode Island contains thirteen schools that offer medicine and health programs. Brown University, the highest-ranking medicine and health school in RI, has a total student population of 8,574 and is the 9th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 13 medicine and health schools in Rhode Island, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Roger Williams University comes out as the most expensive ($31,184/yr), with Community College of Rhode Island as the lowest recorded at only $3,892/yr.
Medicine and Health students from Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island alone, there are 11,630 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $68,830. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $106,120/yr and there are 870 employed.
Also, within the medicine and health schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from medicine and health, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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