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Allied Health Professions Schools in Virginia

2,338 students earned Allied Health degrees in Virginia in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Allied Health Professions is the 1st most popular major in the state out of a total 42 majors commonly available.

Gender Distribution

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

Allied Health Professions Majors in VA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.1%
  • Black or African American: 11.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 6.3%
  • White: 73.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.3%
  • Other Races: 5.4%
Allied Health Professions Majors in VA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in Virginia

31,370 people in the state and 1,414,230 in the nation are employed in jobs related to allied health.

Allied Health Professions Jobs Nationwide vs. VA

Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in Virginia

A typical salary for a allied health grad in the state is $60,200, compared to a typical salary of $61,540 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 46 colleges in Virginia that offer allied health degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

352 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,716 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,863. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 23 to 1. In their early career, Lord Fairfax Community College grads earn an average salary of $25,100.

210 Degrees in Major Awarded
19,064 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 74% get financial aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $24,500 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1.

189 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,312 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 62% of students receive it. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,394. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1.

172 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,313 Total Students

24 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 96% of students get financical aid. This public school has an average net price of $6,344.

152 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,813 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 72% of students receive it. This public school has an average net price of $4,920.

145 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,225 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,000 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,954.

#7

ECPI University

Virginia Beach
116 Degrees in Major Awarded
32% Graduation Rate
13,487 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. In their early career, ECPI University grads earn an average salary of $29,000. The average student takes 4.01 years to complete their degree at ECPI University.

112 Degrees in Major Awarded
51,822 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 26 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 30% are considered full time. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $9,903.

102 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,711 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,233. 66% of students get financical aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $24,800 a year.

83 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,450 Total Students

25 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $1,968. Graduates earn an average $22,600 after graduation.

Allied Health Professions Careers in VA

Some of the careers allied health majors go into include:

Job Title VA Job Growth VA Median Salary
Hearing Aid Specialists 30% $38,780
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 24% $74,020
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 20% $33,930
Health Technologists and Technicians 17% $44,610
Surgical Technologists 14% $48,270
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 12% $71,710
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 12% $71,770
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 10% $62,460

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

Major Annual Graduates in VA
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,734
Allied Health Services 1,476
Health/Medical Admin Services 1,309
Mental & Social Health Services 1,063
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 448
Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 433
Dental Support Services 341
Health Sciences & Services 123

View all majors related to Allied Health Professions

View Nationwide Allied Health Professions Report

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