Georgia contains three schools that offer pathology programs. Valdosta State University, the highest-ranking pathology school in GA, has a total student population of 12,391 and is the 432nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 3 pathology schools in Georgia, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Valdosta State University comes out as the most expensive ($13,221/yr), with University of West Georgia as the lowest recorded at only $9,714/yr.
Pathology students from Georgia schools who go on to become pathologists, homeopathologists, forensic pathologists, speech language pathologists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 111,640 people working as speechlanguage pathologists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $68,350. Also, Therapists make on average $54,400 per year and there are about 13,440 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Georgia alone, there are 140 employed therapists earning an average yearly salary of $45,360. Speechlanguage pathologists in this state earn $64,110/yr and there are 2,370 employed.
Also, within the pathology schools in Georgia, the average student population is 2,956 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from pathology, 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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