Arizona contains twelve schools that offer medicine programs. University of Arizona, the highest-ranking medicine school in AZ, has a total student population of 38,767 and is the 834th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 12 medicine schools in Arizona, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, College America comes out as the most expensive ($28,380/yr), with Pima Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,259/yr.
Medicine students from Arizona 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 Arizona alone, there are 1,050 employed anesthesiologists earning an average yearly salary of $226,020. Physicians and surgeons in this state earn $185,150/yr and there are 4,160 employed.
Also, within the medicine schools in Arizona, the average student population is 7,131 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from medicine, there are 3266 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,667 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,108, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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