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Allied Health Professions Schools in Virginia

In 2018-2019, 2,831 students earned their Allied Health degrees in VA.

An Allied Health Professions major is the 2nd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Allied Health Professions Majors in Virginia

Allied Health majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 1,205
Associate’s Degree 696
Master’s Degree 354
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 237
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 237
Bachelor’s Degree 200
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 137
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 137
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 137
Post-Master’s Certificate 2
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 2

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: 3.6%
  • Black or African American: 10.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.9%
  • White: 72.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.3%
  • Other Races: 7.3%
Allied Health Professions Majors in VA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

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.

Allied Health Professions Jobs Nationwide vs. VA

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.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 50 colleges in Virginia that offer allied health degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

352 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,716 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 20%. This public school has an average net price of $6,863. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,100 after earning their degree at this institution.

210 Degrees in Major Awarded
19,064 Total Students

In their early career, Tidewater Community College grads earn an average salary of $24,500. The full-time teacher rate is 28%. 74% of students get financical aid.

189 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,312 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $7,394. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $26,700 after earning their degree at this institution. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

189 Degrees in Major Awarded
56% Graduation Rate
2,956 Total Students

70% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. The average student takes 4.16 years to complete their degree at Lynchburg.

172 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,313 Total Students

96% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 24 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $20,100 a year.

152 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,813 Total Students

A typical student attending Central Virginia Community College will pay a net price of $4,920. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 25% of the teachers are full time.

145 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,225 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 26%. In their early career, Germanna Community College grads earn an average salary of $25,000. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 53% of students receive it.

#8

ECPI University

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

An average student at ECPI University will pay a net price of $20,554. It takes the average student 4.01 years to graduate. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1.

112 Degrees in Major Awarded
51,822 Total Students

57% of students get financical aid. 26 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 30%.

102 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,711 Total Students

66% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $6,233. The full-time teacher rate is 26%.

Allied Health Professions Careers in VA

Some of the careers allied health majors go into include:

Job Title VA Job Growth VA Median Salary
Physician Assistants 44% $99,980
Health Specialties Professors 31% $0
Hearing Aid Specialists 30% $38,780
Athletic Trainers 28% $45,680
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 24% $74,020
Respiratory Therapists 21% $59,160
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 20% $33,930
Health Technologists and Technicians 17% $44,610
Surgical Technologists 14% $48,270
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 12% $52,540
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 12% $71,710
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 12% $71,770
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 10% $62,460
Radiation Therapists 9% $75,440
Nuclear Technicians -3% $57,250

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

Major Annual Graduates in VA
Nursing 6,650
Mental & Social Health Services 2,596
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,734
Health/Medical Admin Services 1,526
Allied Health Services 1,488
Public Health 933
Rehabilitation Professions 662
Osteopathic Medicine 633

View all majors related to Allied Health Professions

View Nationwide Allied Health Professions Report

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