Wisconsin contains four schools that offer medicine programs. University of Wisconsin-Madison, the highest-ranking medicine school in WI, has a total student population of 41,654 and is the 23rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 medicine schools in Wisconsin, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Wisconsin-Madison comes out as the most expensive ($15,047/yr), with University of Wisconsin-La Crosse as the lowest recorded at only $10,430/yr.
Medicine students from Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin alone, there are 900 employed anesthesiologists earning an average yearly salary of $185,080. Physicians and surgeons in this state earn $194,970/yr and there are 5,970 employed.
Also, within the medicine schools in Wisconsin, the average student population is 3,620 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from medicine, there are 4047 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,987 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,857, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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