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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.

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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%
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Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in Virginia

There are 31,370 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 Virginia

In this state, allied health grads earn an average of $60,200. Nationwide, they make an average of $61,540.

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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. In their early career, Lord Fairfax Community College grads earn an average salary of $25,100. 66% of students get financical aid.

210 Degrees in Major Awarded
19,064 Total Students

74% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 28% are considered full time. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $8,105.

189 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,312 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 30%. A typical student attending PVCC will pay a net price of $7,394. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1.

172 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,313 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,344. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it. Graduates earn an average $20,100 after graduation.

152 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,813 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $4,920. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 25%.

145 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,225 Total Students

22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,000 after earning their degree at this institution. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $7,954.

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ECPI University

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

It takes the average student 4.01 years to graduate. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 11 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 44% are considered full time.

112 Degrees in Major Awarded
51,822 Total Students

A typical student attending Northern Virginia Community College will pay a net price of $9,903. The full-time teacher rate is 30%. In their early career, Northern Virginia Community College grads earn an average salary of $33,200.

102 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,711 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $6,233. 66% of students get financical aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $24,800 after earning their degree at this institution.

83 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,450 Total Students

In their early career, WCC grads earn an average salary of $22,600. A typical student attending WCC will pay a net price of $1,968. 29 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

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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