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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.

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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%
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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.

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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.

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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.

#2

Howard University

Washington
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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