West Virginia contains two schools that offer pathology programs. Marshall University, the highest-ranking pathology school in WV, has a total student population of 13,776 and is the 341st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 pathology schools in West Virginia, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, West Virginia University comes out as the most expensive ($8,164/yr), with Marshall University as the lowest recorded at only $7,694/yr.
Pathology students from West Virginia 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 West Virginia alone, there are 40 employed therapists earning an average yearly salary of $45,510. Speechlanguage pathologists in this state earn $49,370/yr and there are 1,040 employed.
Also, within the pathology schools in West Virginia, the average student population is 1,951 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from pathology, there are 1870 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,415 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,827, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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