Washington contains 68 schools that offer medicine and health programs. University of Washington-Seattle Campus, the highest-ranking medicine and health school in WA, has a total student population of 45,943 and is the 26th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 68 medicine and health schools in Washington, only 6 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Perry Technical Institute comes out as the most expensive ($30,048/yr), with Bellevue College as the lowest recorded at only $4,749/yr.
Medicine and Health students from Washington 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 Washington alone, there are 54,260 employed registered nurses earning an average yearly salary of $72,450. Medical and health services managers in this state earn $109,460/yr and there are 3,990 employed.
Also, within the medicine and health schools in Washington, the average student population is 3,354 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from medicine and health, there are 3883 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,017 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,803, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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