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Schools Offering Healthcare Programs in Kansas


Around 12.5% of Kansas's graduates graduate from healthcare degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 11,389 healthcare professionals graduate from Kansas' 60 healthcare schools.

Top Schools

Southwestern College, which is located in Winfield, is the top-ranked school in Kansas that has a healthcare program. It received a ranking of 46th in the country in 2010. 24 students graduated with a degree in healthcare from Southwestern College in 2010. The tuition rate at Southwestern College was $20,656 per year.

Newman University, which was ranked 47th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Kansas that has a healthcare program. It is located in Wichita. In 2010, 137 students graduated from Newman University healthcare program. Students at Newman University paid $20,712 per year in tuition fees.

The third-ranked school in Kansas with a healthcare program is Sterling College, which is located in Sterling. In 2010, it was ranked 47th nationwide. In 2010, Sterling College graduated 9 students from its healthcare programs. Sterling College charged in-state students $19,000 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of Kansas' healthcare schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $8,121 per year, though tuition can range from $22,280 per year to $1,920 per year. In 2010, the healthcare schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Kansas were:

  1. Baker University - located in Baldwin City, students are charged $22,280 per year
  2. Newman University - located in Wichita, students are charged $20,712 per year
  3. Bethel College - located in North Newton, students are charged $20,700 per year

The following Kansas healthcare schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Coffeyville Community College - located in Coffeyville, students are charged $1,920 per year
  2. Kansas City Kansas Community College - located in Kansas City, students are charged $1,980 per year
  3. Independence Community College - located in Independence, students are charged $2,080 per year

A healthcare degree from a Kansas school... what next?

Office manager, clinical social worker, teacher of the speech and hearing handicapped, fitness and wellness coordinator, and clinical research scientist are the professions of choice for a majority of healthcare graduates in Kansas. In 2010, there were 55,910 healthcare professional working in Kansas, including 420 clinical instructors, 3,050 office managers, and 1,020 clinical social workers. The Kansas counties with the largest populations of healthcare professional are:

  1. Allen County - 14,660 healthcare professionals
  2. Butler County - 12,770 healthcare professionals
  3. Jackson County - 5,200 healthcare professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of healthcare professionals in Kansas will grow by 22%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 64,440 healthcare professionals working in Kansas. The greatest growth for healthcare professional is predicted to be amongst Clinical Research Scientists, who are expected to increase by 50% by 2018.

Salary

healthcare professionals in Kansas earn $62,834 per year on average. In 2010, however, some Kansas healthcare professional earned as little as less than $16,390 per year or as much as more than $156,380 per year. On average healthcare professional earn the most in the following Kansas counties:

  1. Douglas County - $69,628 per year
  2. Geary County - $67,239 per year
  3. Jackson County - $61,751 per year

The Kansas counties with the lowest average salary for healthcare professionals are:

  1. Butler County - $55,220 per year
  2. Allen County - $61,510 per year
  3. Jackson County - $61,751 per year

The healthcare professionals with highest average salaries in Kansas were:

  1. Pediatrician - $182,620 per year
  2. Allergists And Immunologist - $177,070 per year
  3. Biophysics Scientist - $141,570 per year

On average, the lowest paid healthcare professionals in Kansas were:

  1. Physical Therapy Aide - $24,220 per year
  2. Plastic Surgeon - per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in healthcare in Kansas and to compare salaries with various related fields such as x ray technology or ultrasound technology, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Healthcare in Kansas
  • Bachelor's Degree in Healthcare in Kansas
  • Master's Degree in Healthcare in Kansas
  • Doctoral Degree in Healthcare in Kansas
  • Certificate in Healthcare in Kansas

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
6,508 miles from location University of Kansas Lawrence KS 37.0315 45% 29,242
6,577 miles from location Kansas State University Manhattan KS 38.7523 72% 23,581
6,479 miles from location Johnson County Community College Shawnee Mission KS 13.3341 n/a 20,385
6,624 miles from location Wichita State University Wichita KS 28.1041 53% 14,601
6,727 miles from location Fort Hays State University Hays KS 28.9875 40% 11,308
6,601 miles from location Butler Community College El Dorado KS 18.2174 n/a 9,229
6,483 miles from location Pittsburg State University Pittsburg KS 30.5057 55% 7,277
6,480 miles from location Kansas City Kansas Community College Kansas City KS 13.5424 n/a 7,137
6,531 miles from location Washburn University Topeka KS 26.668 52% 6,652
6,559 miles from location Emporia State University Emporia KS 26.6851 61% 6,314
6,656 miles from location Hutchinson Community College Hutchinson KS 20.5369 n/a 5,453
6,697 miles from location Barton County Community College Great Bend KS 20.0068 n/a 4,237
6,613 miles from location Cowley County Community College Arkansas City KS 16.4747 n/a 4,003
6,505 miles from location Baker University Baldwin City KS 26.5047 36% 3,853
6,505 miles from location Highland Community College Highland KS 18.3845 n/a 3,698
6,519 miles from location Allen County Community College Iola KS 14.0674 n/a 3,124
6,628 miles from location Friends University Wichita KS 20.8027 51% 2,853
6,633 miles from location Cloud County Community College Concordia KS 19.8599 n/a 2,786
6,628 miles from location Newman University Wichita KS 53.2302 19% 2,557
6,524 miles from location Neosho County Community College Chanute KS 11.2234 n/a 2,275
6,625 miles from location Wichita Area Technical College Wichita KS 24.4302 n/a 2,116
6,535 miles from location Coffeyville Community College Coffeyville KS 20.6161 n/a 2,056
6,815 miles from location Garden City Community College Garden City KS 20.8808 n/a 2,054
6,482 miles from location Fort Scott Community College Fort Scott KS 19.5238 n/a 2,017
6,497 miles from location Benedictine College Atchison KS 25.317 29% 1,877
6,826 miles from location Seward County Community College and Area Technical School Liberal KS 22.2726 n/a 1,850
6,609 miles from location Southwestern College Winfield KS 53.8865 45% 1,810
6,482 miles from location MidAmerica Nazarene University Olathe KS 28.6396 54% 1,778
6,514 miles from location Labette Community College Parsons KS 16.7815 n/a 1,756
6,772 miles from location Dodge City Community College Dodge City KS 17.8849 n/a 1,706
6,701 miles from location Pratt Community College Pratt KS 19.626 n/a 1,587
6,815 miles from location Colby Community College Colby KS 25.8317 n/a 1,565
6,628 miles from location Wichita Technical Institute Wichita KS 26.1243 n/a 1,463
6,474 miles from location Wright Career College Shawnee Mission KS 27.9023 n/a 1,336
6,540 miles from location Independence Community College Independence KS 19.9226 n/a 1,177
6,488 miles from location University of Saint Mary Leavenworth KS 19.5506 32% 1,072
6,621 miles from location Heritage College-Wichita Wichita KS n/a n/a 917
6,635 miles from location Kansas Wesleyan University Salina KS 19.7085 44% 852
6,656 miles from location North Central Kansas Technical College Beloit KS 29.429 n/a 723
6,670 miles from location Sterling College Sterling KS 52.7272 36% 722
6,534 miles from location Washburn Institute of Technology Topeka KS 41.1293 100% 676
6,615 miles from location Tabor College Hillsboro KS 29.0516 44% 640
6,562 miles from location Flint Hills Technical College Emporia KS 25.1103 n/a 606
6,639 miles from location Bethany College Lindsborg KS 18.8974 37% 592
6,476 miles from location Cleveland Chiropractic College Shawnee Mission KS 7.28159 n/a 566
6,579 miles from location Manhattan Area Technical College Manhattan KS 22.6229 n/a 532
6,479 miles from location Brown Mackie College-Kansas City Shawnee Mission KS 8.62909 n/a 515
6,478 miles from location National American University-Overland Park Shawnee Mission KS 12.0458 n/a 480
6,635 miles from location Brown Mackie College-Salina Salina KS 13.7926 n/a 466
6,629 miles from location Hesston College Hesston KS 24.6984 n/a 439
6,625 miles from location Bethel College North Newton KS 30.3056 32% 437
6,620 miles from location Vatterott College-Wichita Wichita KS 26.01 n/a 413
6,474 miles from location Ottawa University-Kansas City Shawnee Mission KS 1.67202 n/a 409
6,636 miles from location Salina Area Technical College Salina KS 30.3018 n/a 339
6,849 miles from location Northwest Kansas Technical College Goodland KS 33.4551 n/a 291
6,621 miles from location National American University-Wichita Wichita KS 0.826993 n/a 276
6,509 miles from location Ottawa University-Online Ottawa KS n/a n/a 201
6,533 miles from location Bryan College Topeka KS 30.4944 100% 183
6,507 miles from location Pinnacle Career Institute Lawrence KS 29.8492 n/a 128
6,620 miles from location University of Phoenix-Wichita Campus Wichita KS 6.03549 n/a 61
 

Curious what studying Healthcare gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Kansas

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Registered Nurses + 28,070 $57,470 10.8%
2
Medical Assistants + 4,020 $26,320 25.2%
3
Medical Secretaries + 3,350 $28,970 25.5%
4
Medical and Health Services Managers + 3,050 $81,650 14.2%
5
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians + 2,370 $31,790 -3.7%
6
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other + 1,970 $177,070 101.0%
7
Physical Therapists + 1,480 $75,400 24.4%
8
Speech-Language Pathologists + 1,140 $59,470 23.9%
9
Healthcare Social Workers + 1,020 $40,070 -5.6%
10
Surgeons + 950 n/a 143.6%
11
Occupational Therapists + 940 $72,490 5.6%
12
Physical Therapist Assistants + 940 $49,560 5.6%
13
Physician Assistants + 890 $80,790 78.0%
14
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers + 760 $38,070 -48.3%
15
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists + 720 $70,920 414.3%
16
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists + 700 $60,630 62.8%
17
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary + 550 $67,440 -15.4%
18
Mental Health Counselors + 520 $41,160 15.6%
19
Physical Therapist Aides + 450 $24,220 18.4%
20
Health Educators + 420 $42,030 40.0%
21
Dietitians and Nutritionists + 360 $47,060 -62.1%
22
Occupational Therapy Assistants + 220 $52,220 -4.3%
23
Radiation Therapists + 210 $69,280 133.3%
24
Athletic Trainers + 190 $43,700 58.3%
25
Education Administrators, All Other + 170 $88,990 54.5%
26
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians + 160 $44,450 128.6%
27
Pediatricians, General + 150 $182,620 0.0%
28
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other + 60 $58,720
29
Physicists + 40 $141,570
30
Occupational Therapy Aides + 40 $30,880
 

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