Kansas contains eight schools that offer medicine programs. Kansas State University, the highest-ranking medicine school in KS, has a total student population of 23,581 and is the 875th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 medicine schools in Kansas, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Vatterott College-Wichita comes out as the most expensive ($17,036/yr), with Neosho County Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,444/yr.
Medicine students from Kansas 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 Kansas alone, there are 440 employed anesthesiologists earning an average yearly salary of $220,150. Physicians and surgeons in this state earn $169,940/yr and there are 1,600 employed.
Also, within the medicine schools in Kansas, the average student population is 2,160 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from medicine, there are 2989 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,054, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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