Alabama contains nine schools that offer medicine programs. Auburn University Main Campus, the highest-ranking medicine school in AL, has a total student population of 24,602 and is the 115th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 9 medicine schools in Alabama, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Tuskegee University comes out as the most expensive ($25,035/yr), with Fortis College as the lowest recorded at only $8,448/yr.
Medicine students from Alabama schools who go on to become physicians, doctors, nurses, surgeons, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 274,160 people working as physicians and surgeons alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $173,860. Also, Anesthesiologists make on average $211,750 per year and there are about 37,450 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Alabama alone, there are 770 employed anesthesiologists earning an average yearly salary of $196,320. Physicians and surgeons in this state earn $202,950/yr and there are 2,880 employed.
Also, within the medicine schools in Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from medicine, there are 2845 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,868 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,989, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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