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Allied Health Professions Schools in Connecticut

In 2018-2019, 845 students earned their Allied Health degrees in CT.

An Allied Health Professions major is the 14th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Allied Health Professions Majors in Connecticut

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 346
Associate’s Degree 211
Master’s Degree 191
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 58
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 39
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 39

Gender Distribution

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

Allied Health Professions Majors in CT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.1%
  • Black or African American: 4.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.8%
  • White: 72.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.9%
  • Other Races: 7.0%
Allied Health Professions Majors in CT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Allied Health Professions Grads in Connecticut

14,140 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. CT

Wages for Allied Health Professions Jobs in Connecticut

Allied Health grads earn an average of $70,410 in the state and $61,540 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 20 colleges in Connecticut that offer allied health degrees. Learn about the most popular 11 below:

260 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
9,156 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $41,066. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 33% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.

108 Degrees in Major Awarded
76% Graduation Rate
9,708 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 2.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $51,900 after earning their degree at this institution. The average student takes 4.06 years to complete their degree at Quinnipiac.

62 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,083 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 89% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 24%. Graduates earn an average $26,000 after graduation.

#4

University of Hartford

West Hartford
51 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
6,773 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.24 years to graduate. Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1.

42 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,511 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 6.90% which is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $27,800 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
5,089 Total Students

In their early career, UBridgeport grads earn an average salary of $32,300. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.30%. This private school has an average net price of $22,961.

#7

Yale University

New Haven
36 Degrees in Major Awarded
97% Graduation Rate
13,609 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.14 years. 6 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. An average student at Yale will pay a net price of $18,770.

34 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,864 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $6,931. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,200 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
357 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $22,700 a year. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. This private institution charges an average net price of $18,537.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,055 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $5,377. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 18% are considered full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 71% of students receive it.

#9

University of Saint Joseph

West Hartford
32 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
2,398 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 2.50% which is lower than average. 97% of the teachers are full time. This private school has an average net price of $25,508.

Allied Health Professions Careers in CT

Some of the careers allied health majors go into include:

Job Title CT Job Growth CT Median Salary
Physician Assistants 29% $126,320
Nuclear Technicians 23% $75,710
Health Specialties Professors 19% $107,700
Respiratory Therapists 19% $69,120
Health Technologists and Technicians 16% $48,840
Athletic Trainers 15% $56,280
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 14% $79,770
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics 14% $45,980
Radiation Therapists 9% $103,140
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 7% $79,880
Surgical Technologists 5% $56,290
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 3% $75,350
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 0% $88,160

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

Major Annual Graduates in CT
Nursing 2,984
Allied Health Services 1,370
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 805
Other Health Professions 629
Public Health 493
Dental Support Services 481
Health/Medical Admin Services 463
Mental & Social Health Services 463

View all majors related to Allied Health Professions

View Nationwide Allied Health Professions Report

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