Texas contains 221 schools that offer medicine and health programs. Rice University, the highest-ranking medicine and health school in TX, has a total student population of 5,576 and is the 28th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 221 medicine and health schools in Texas, only 13 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Concorde Career Institute comes out as the most expensive ($35,844/yr), with Texas Health School as the lowest recorded at only $1,580/yr.
Medicine and Health students from Texas 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 Texas alone, there are 168,020 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $64,670. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $83,940/yr and there are 19,790 employed.
Also, within the medicine and health schools in Texas, the average student population is 3,703 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from medicine and health, there are 11086 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,493 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,572, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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