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Allied Health Professions Schools in Pennsylvania

In 2018-2019, 2,059 students earned their Allied Health degrees in PA.

As a degree choice, Allied Health Professions is the 3rd most popular major in the state.

Gender Distribution

In Pennsylvania, a allied health major is more popular with women than with men.

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Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.9%
  • Black or African American: 5.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 3.9%
  • White: 79.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.6%
  • Other Races: 7.0%
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Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in Pennsylvania

69,520 people in the state and 1,414,230 in the nation are employed in jobs related to allied health.

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Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in Pennsylvania

Allied Health grads earn an average of $55,520 in the state and $61,540 nationwide.

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There are 75 colleges in Pennsylvania that offer allied health degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

161 Degrees in Major Awarded
16,031 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 66% of students receive it. 21% of the teachers are full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $9,292.

122 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,811 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 89% get financial aid. It takes the average student 4.00 years to graduate. The student loan default rate of 2.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

119 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,026 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 18% are considered full time. The student loan default rate is 3.30% which is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1.

79 Degrees in Major Awarded
17,422 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,800 a year. 80% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

77 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
4,972 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.44 years. Of all the students who attend this school, 89% get financial aid. A typical student attending Penn College will pay a net price of $23,435.

68 Degrees in Major Awarded
330 Total Students

8 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The student loan default rate is 2.70% which is lower than average. Graduates earn an average $56,500 after graduation.

#7

Duquesne University

Pittsburgh
66 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
9,197 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $48,700 a year. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 51% are considered full time. The average student takes 4.13 years to complete their degree at Duquesne.

51 Degrees in Major Awarded
39% Graduation Rate
1,834 Total Students

An average student at Mount Aloysius will pay a net price of $21,832. 98% of students get financical aid. The full-time teacher rate is 37%.

48 Degrees in Major Awarded
66 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 95% get financial aid. 4 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. An average student at Pittsburgh Career Institute will pay a net price of $28,641.

47 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
2,503 Total Students

An average student at Misericordia University will pay a net price of $24,023. 100% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.10%.

Allied Health Professions Careers in PA

Some of the careers allied health majors go into include:

Job Title PA Job Growth PA Median Salary
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 17% $65,180
Health Technologists and Technicians 17% $38,710
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 13% $31,020
Surgical Technologists 11% $44,000
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 9% $50,780
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 8% $65,120
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 8% $70,350
Hearing Aid Specialists 8% $52,420
Respiratory Therapy Technicians -16% $47,380

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

Major Annual Graduates in PA
Allied Health Services 2,275
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 2,029
Health/Medical Admin Services 1,692
Health Sciences & Services 1,120
Dental Support Services 719
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 603
Mental & Social Health Services 333
Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 300

View all majors related to Allied Health Professions

View Nationwide Allied Health Professions Report

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