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Allied Health Professions Schools in District of Columbia

In 2018-2019, 38 students earned their Allied Health degrees in DC.

In this state, Allied Health Professions is the 6th most popular major out of a total 13 majors commonly available.

Gender Distribution

In District of Columbia, a allied health major is more popular with men than with women.


Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of allied health majors in District of Columbia is as follows:

  • Asian: 2.6%
  • Black or African American: 18.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 13.2%
  • White: 60.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 5.3%

Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in District of Columbia

There are 5,590 people in the state and 1,414,230 people in the nation working in allied health jobs.


Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in District of Columbia

Allied Health grads earn an average of $78,540 in the state and $61,540 nationwide.


There are 3 colleges in District of Columbia that offer allied health degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
27,814 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. The average student takes 4.11 years to complete their degree at GWU. Graduates earn an average $53,600 after graduation.


Howard University

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
9,399 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 8.00% which is lower than average. This private school has an average net price of $39,792. Graduates earn an average $35,800 after graduation.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
4,199 Total Students

The average student takes 4.82 years to complete their degree at University of the District of Columbia. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 85% of students receive it. Graduates earn an average $29,100 after graduation.

Allied Health Professions Careers in DC

Some of the careers allied health majors go into include:

Job Title DC Job Growth DC Median Salary
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 24% $90,670
Health Technologists and Technicians 15% $48,280
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 14% $82,820
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 13% $90,200
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 9% $57,040
Surgical Technologists 7% $59,200
Respiratory Therapy Technicians -57% $0

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to allied health.

Major Annual Graduates in DC
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 604
Health Sciences & Services 221
Health/Medical Admin Services 161
Allied Health Services 70
Dental Support Services 6

View all majors related to Allied Health Professions

View Nationwide Allied Health Professions Report


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