Kentucky contains three schools that offer medicine programs. University of Louisville, the highest-ranking medicine school in KY, has a total student population of 21,016 and is the 1677th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 medicine schools in Kentucky, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Pikeville College comes out as the most expensive ($13,776/yr), with Western Kentucky University as the lowest recorded at only $9,729/yr.
Medicine students from Kentucky 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 Kentucky alone, there are 830 employed anesthesiologists earning an average yearly salary of $"#". Physicians and surgeons in this state earn $168,730/yr and there are 2,370 employed.
Also, within the medicine schools in Kentucky, the average student population is 2,555 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from medicine, there are 2859 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,477 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,117, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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