Georgia contains thirteen schools that offer medicine programs. Emory University, the highest-ranking medicine school in GA, has a total student population of 12,930 and is the 30th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 13 medicine schools in Georgia, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Emory University comes out as the most expensive ($25,060/yr), with Okefenokee Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $3,966/yr.
Medicine students from Georgia 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 Georgia alone, there are 600 employed anesthesiologists earning an average yearly salary of $173,020. Physicians and surgeons in this state earn $209,380/yr and there are 3,890 employed.
Also, within the medicine schools in Georgia, the average student population is 2,956 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from medicine, there are 5022 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,057, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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