Washington contains four schools that offer pathology programs. University of Washington-Seattle Campus, the highest-ranking pathology school in WA, has a total student population of 45,943 and is the 26th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 pathology schools in Washington, all of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Washington State University comes out as the most expensive ($15,311/yr), with University of Washington-Seattle Campus as the lowest recorded at only $8,906/yr.
Pathology students from Washington 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 Washington alone, there are 190 employed therapists earning an average yearly salary of $62,030. Speechlanguage pathologists in this state earn $65,120/yr and there are 1,980 employed.
Also, within the pathology schools in Washington, the average student population is 3,354 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from pathology, there are 3883 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,017 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,803, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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