Tennessee contains 100 schools that offer medicine and health programs. Rhodes College, the highest-ranking medicine and health school in TN, has a total student population of 1,673 and is the 123rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 100 medicine and health schools in Tennessee, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Rhodes College comes out as the most expensive ($25,801/yr), with Tennessee Technology Center at Jackson as the lowest recorded at only $3,564/yr.
Medicine and Health students from Tennessee 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 Tennessee alone, there are 61,980 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $59,520. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $75,640/yr and there are 6,070 employed.
Also, within the medicine and health schools in Tennessee, the average student population is 2,002 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from medicine and health, there are 4116 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,154 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,032, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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