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Allied Health Professions Schools in West Virginia

413 students earned Allied Health degrees in West Virginia in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Allied Health Professions is the 4th most popular major out of a total 43 majors commonly available.

Gender Distribution

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

Allied Health Professions Majors in WV Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.7%
  • Black or African American: 2.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.7%
  • White: 91.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.5%
  • Other Races: 3.6%
Allied Health Professions Majors in WV Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in West Virginia

In this state, there are 9,380 people employed in jobs related to an allied health degree, compared to 1,414,230 nationwide.

Allied Health Professions Jobs Nationwide vs. WV

Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in West Virginia

A typical salary for a allied health grad in the state is $51,700, compared to a typical salary of $61,540 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 21 colleges in West Virginia that offer allied health degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

#1

Marshall University

Huntington
43 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
12,852 Total Students

19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The average student takes 4.51 years to complete their degree at Marshall University. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
2,718 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $20,608. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $32,500 a year. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

31 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,776 Total Students

81% of students get financical aid. In their early career, BridgeValley Community & Technical College grads earn an average salary of $24,200. This public school has an average net price of $8,181.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,768 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $7,828. The full-time teacher rate is 43%. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
18% Graduation Rate
1,241 Total Students

98% of students get financical aid. 64% of the teachers are full time. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
64 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 6 to 1.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,912 Total Students

81% of students get financical aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 98% are considered full time. 15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
115 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. Graduates earn an average $27,800 after graduation. Of all the students who attend this school, 94% get financial aid.

26 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,449 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,087. 95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $20,100 after earning their degree at this institution.

#10

Carver Career Center

Charleston
22 Degrees in Major Awarded
177 Total Students

81% of students get financical aid. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $18,400 a year. A typical student attending Carver Career Center will pay a net price of $1,901.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,532 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $6,644. 21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Of all the students who attend this school, 90% get financial aid.

Allied Health Professions Careers in WV

Some of the careers allied health majors go into include:

Job Title WV Job Growth WV Median Salary
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 20% $59,880
Health Technologists and Technicians 17% $40,310
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 12% $28,570
Hearing Aid Specialists 11% $46,210
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 10% $59,240
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 10% $66,240
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 9% $30,990
Surgical Technologists 8% $36,620

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

Major Annual Graduates in WV
Health/Medical Admin Services 918
Allied Health Services 744
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 514
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 191
Dental Support Services 178
Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 62
Mental & Social Health Services 52
Health Sciences & Services 47

View all majors related to Allied Health Professions

View Nationwide Allied Health Professions Report

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