Utah contains four schools that offer medicine programs. University of Utah, the highest-ranking medicine school in UT, has a total student population of 29,284 and is the 129th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 medicine schools in Utah, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Utah Valley University comes out as the most expensive ($12,546/yr), with College of Eastern Utah as the lowest recorded at only $7,300/yr.
Medicine students from Utah 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 Utah alone, there are employed anesthesiologists earning an average yearly salary of $216,400. Physicians and surgeons in this state earn $182,380/yr and there are 1,520 employed.
Also, within the medicine schools in Utah, the average student population is 3,744 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from medicine, there are 2052 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,639 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,769, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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