Connecticut contains two schools that offer medicine programs. University of Bridgeport, the highest-ranking medicine school in CT, has a total student population of 5,103 and is the 680th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 medicine schools in Connecticut, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Hartford comes out as the most expensive ($31,547/yr), with University of Bridgeport as the lowest recorded at only $25,035/yr.
Medicine students from Connecticut 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 Connecticut alone, there are 550 employed anesthesiologists earning an average yearly salary of $227,380. Physicians and surgeons in this state earn $193,650/yr and there are 2,500 employed.
Also, within the medicine schools in Connecticut, the average student population is 1,939 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from medicine, there are 2145 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,319 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,907, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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