Virginia contains 99 schools that offer medicine and health programs. Washington and Lee University, the highest-ranking medicine and health school in VA, has a total student population of 2,153 and is the 47th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 99 medicine and health schools in Virginia, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Everest College-McLean comes out as the most expensive ($43,158/yr), with Riverside School of Health Careers as the lowest recorded at only $5,250/yr.
Medicine and Health students from Virginia 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 Virginia alone, there are 60,230 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $63,270. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $91,580/yr and there are 5,130 employed.
Also, within the medicine and health schools in Virginia, the average student population is 3,287 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from medicine and health, there are 3782 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,568 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,181, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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