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Great Schools for Health Professions and Related Programs

Each of these schools outperforms the median for post-graduation salaries!

Best Health Professions Schools for your money

These universities have high retention rates and strong post-graduation income for students. Schools are sorted by average price pell grant recipients pay. In-state tuition is used for public universities. Click on the school name to see a full analysis.

  1. California State University-Dominguez Hills, California – $3,221
  2. California State University-Los Angeles, California – $3,996
  3. Berea College, Kentucky – $4,706
  4. CUNY Lehman College, New York – $5,454
  5. California State University-Fresno, California – $5,874
  6. California State University-San Bernardino, California – $6,408
  7. University of South Florida-Sarasota-Manatee, Florida – $6,504
  8. CUNY City College, New York – $6,773
  9. CUNY Queens College, New York – $6,775
  10. California State University-Stanislaus, California – $6,889
  11. CUNY Brooklyn College, New York – $7,361
  12. CUNY Hunter College, New York – $7,887
  13. California State University-Fullerton, California – $8,311
  14. College of Staten Island CUNY, New York – $9,246
  15. California State University-Sacramento, California – $9,266
  16. University of North Georgia, Georgia – $9,362
  17. California State University-San Marcos, California – $9,451
  18. Louisiana Tech University, Louisiana – $9,561
  19. California State University-Long Beach, California – $9,733
  20. Farmingdale State College, New York – $9,784
  21. California State University-Monterey Bay, California – $10,925
  22. University of Washington-Bothell Campus, Washington – $11,121
  23. University of South Florida-Main Campus, Florida – $11,249
  24. Wayne State University, Michigan – $11,366
  25. Arizona State University-Tempe, Arizona – $11,572
  26. Arizona State University-Downtown Phoenix, Arizona – $11,581
  27. University of Florida, Florida – $12,159
  28. Rutgers University-Newark, New Jersey – $12,360
  29. Truman State University, Missouri – $12,362
  30. California State Polytechnic University-Pomona, California – $12,484
  31. University of Utah, Utah – $12,674
  32. Brigham Young University-Provo, Utah – $12,795
  33. University of New Mexico-Main Campus, New Mexico – $12,827
  34. University of Washington-Seattle Campus, Washington – $12,957
  35. University of North Florida, Florida – $13,100
  36. Appalachian State University, North Carolina – $13,171
  37. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina – $13,210
  38. Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Florida – $13,212
  39. The University of Texas at Dallas, Texas – $13,343
  40. Florida International University, Florida – $13,398
  41. Stony Brook University, New York – $13,467
  42. Oklahoma State University-Main Campus, Oklahoma – $13,538
  43. Purdue University-Main Campus, Indiana – $13,545
  44. University of Illinois at Chicago, Illinois – $13,562
  45. University of California-Los Angeles, California – $13,572
  46. Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College, Louisiana – $13,624
  47. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania – $13,626
  48. San Francisco State University, California – $13,655
  49. University of California-Irvine, California – $13,712
  50. Saint Peter’s University, New Jersey – $13,774
  51. University of Georgia, Georgia – $13,822
  52. California State University-Chico, California – $13,845
  53. Iowa State University, Iowa – $13,947
  54. University of Nevada-Reno, Nevada – $14,164
  55. University of Iowa, Iowa – $14,192
  56. Indiana University-Bloomington, Indiana – $14,303
  57. San Jose State University, California – $14,376
  58. Western Carolina University, North Carolina – $14,433
  59. Madonna University, Michigan – $14,458
  60. University of California-Berkeley, California – $14,468
  61. University of Mississippi, Mississippi – $14,494
  62. San Diego State University, California – $14,585
  63. Michigan Technological University, Michigan – $14,638
  64. University of North Carolina at Charlotte, North Carolina – $14,665
  65. California State University-Channel Islands, California – $14,672
  66. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State DuBois, Pennsylvania – $14,772
  67. Georgia State University, Georgia – $14,773
  68. University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Michigan – $14,897
  69. Florida State University, Florida – $14,985
  70. SUNY College at Plattsburgh, New York – $14,991
  71. University of North Dakota, North Dakota – $15,045
  72. University of Wisconsin-Whitewater, Wisconsin – $15,069
  73. University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, Wisconsin – $15,093
  74. East Carolina University, North Carolina – $15,203
  75. SUNY College at Brockport, New York – $15,305
  76. University of California-Davis, California – $15,309
  77. University of Houston, Texas – $15,399
  78. University of Central Florida, Florida – $15,409
  79. Texas A & M University-College Station, Texas – $15,440
  80. Ball State University, Indiana – $15,521
  81. University of Oregon, Oregon – $15,619
  82. Goshen College, Indiana – $15,642
  83. University of Arkansas, Arkansas – $15,648
  84. University of Northern Iowa, Iowa – $15,666
  85. Rutgers University-Camden, New Jersey – $15,705
  86. University of Nebraska at Kearney, Nebraska – $15,768
  87. Western Washington University, Washington – $15,845
  88. Old Dominion University, Virginia – $15,920
  89. University of Louisville, Kentucky – $15,968
  90. Fresno Pacific University, California – $16,020
  91. University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Wisconsin – $16,021
  92. University of Arizona, Arizona – $16,150
  93. State University of New York at New Paltz, New York – $16,333
  94. Texas Tech University, Texas – $16,450
  95. University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama – $16,475
  96. Georgia Southern University, Georgia – $16,480
  97. Grand Valley State University, Michigan – $16,496
  98. Mississippi College, Mississippi – $16,660
  99. Sonoma State University, California – $16,721
  100. University of Delaware, Delaware – $16,736
  101. Clemson University, South Carolina – $16,770
  102. University of North Carolina Wilmington, North Carolina – $16,793
  103. Felician University, New Jersey – $16,861
  104. Freed-Hardeman University, Tennessee – $16,882
  105. University of Maryland-College Park, Maryland – $16,928
  106. St. Joseph’s College-New York, New York – $16,976
  107. University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, Minnesota – $16,993
  108. SUNY Oneonta, New York – $17,009
  109. Kansas State University, Kansas – $17,023
  110. Michigan State University, Michigan – $17,120
  111. University of Missouri-Columbia, Missouri – $17,157
  112. University at Buffalo, New York – $17,163
  113. Ohio State University-Main Campus, Ohio – $17,231
  114. University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Nebraska – $17,311
  115. William Carey University, Mississippi – $17,348
  116. Loras College, Iowa – $17,540
  117. Mount Carmel College of Nursing, Ohio – $17,583
  118. University of Kentucky, Kentucky – $17,617
  119. Towson University, Maryland – $17,628
  120. Harding University, Arkansas – $17,803
  121. Grace College and Theological Seminary, Indiana – $17,809
  122. University of Vermont, Vermont – $17,831
  123. Binghamton University, New York – $17,870
  124. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Hazleton, Pennsylvania – $18,135
  125. University of Kansas, Kansas – $18,234
  126. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Illinois – $18,243
  127. Albion College, Michigan – $18,307
  128. Colorado State University-Fort Collins, Colorado – $18,318
  129. Elmhurst College, Illinois – $18,349
  130. The University of Texas at Austin, Texas – $18,422
  131. Kent State University at Kent, Ohio – $18,680
  132. Walsh University, Ohio – $18,756
  133. Indiana Wesleyan University-Marion, Indiana – $18,773
  134. California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo, California – $18,845
  135. Salisbury University, Maryland – $18,887
  136. Niagara University, New York – $18,888
  137. The Christ College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Ohio – $18,954
  138. University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown, Pennsylvania – $19,053
  139. The University of Tennessee-Knoxville, Tennessee – $19,076
  140. University of Massachusetts-Lowell, Massachusetts – $19,095
  141. University of South Carolina-Columbia, South Carolina – $19,095
  142. University of St Thomas, Texas – $19,161
  143. University of Virginia-Main Campus, Virginia – $19,177
  144. University of Rhode Island, Rhode Island – $19,216
  145. Stockton University, New Jersey – $19,233
  146. Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania – $19,239
  147. Augustana University, South Dakota – $19,293
  148. University of Wisconsin-Madison, Wisconsin – $19,320
  149. University of Massachusetts-Amherst, Massachusetts – $19,324
  150. Georgia College & State University, Georgia – $19,370
  151. D’Youville College, New York – $19,398
  152. University of Alabama in Huntsville, Alabama – $19,423
  153. George Mason University, Virginia – $19,479
  154. Cornerstone University, Michigan – $19,543
  155. Warner Pacific College Adult Degree Program, Oregon – $19,627
  156. Geneva College, Pennsylvania – $19,688
  157. Eastern International College-Belleville, New Jersey – $19,815
  158. University of La Verne, California – $19,863
  159. University of Maryland-Baltimore County, Maryland – $19,937
  160. Huntington University, Indiana – $20,021
  161. James Madison University, Virginia – $20,036
  162. Lewis University, Illinois – $20,117
  163. Eastern International College-Jersey City, New Jersey – $20,149
  164. Rutgers University-New Brunswick, New Jersey – $20,166
  165. Canisius College, New York – $20,346
  166. Andrews University, Michigan – $20,484
  167. Oregon State University, Oregon – $20,581
  168. Agnes Scott College, Georgia – $20,605
  169. Mercer University, Georgia – $20,704
  170. Cedarville University, Ohio – $20,743
  171. Longwood University, Virginia – $20,744
  172. Gustavus Adolphus College, Minnesota – $20,801
  173. Valparaiso University, Indiana – $20,871
  174. Illinois State University, Illinois – $20,969
  175. Oral Roberts University, Oklahoma – $21,001
  176. Ramapo College of New Jersey, New Jersey – $21,022
  177. Virginia Commonwealth University, Virginia – $21,136
  178. University of Connecticut, Connecticut – $21,223
  179. Saint Vincent College, Pennsylvania – $21,326
  180. Temple University, Pennsylvania – $21,335
  181. University of Evansville, Indiana – $21,336
  182. Alma College, Michigan – $21,351
  183. Cox College, Missouri – $21,390
  184. St Catherine University, Minnesota – $21,529
  185. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Harrisburg, Pennsylvania – $21,656
  186. University of Northwestern-St Paul, Minnesota – $21,660
  187. The University of Alabama, Alabama – $21,676
  188. West Chester University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania – $21,690
  189. Montclair State University, New Jersey – $21,727
  190. Hendrix College, Arkansas – $21,779
  191. Mercyhurst University, Pennsylvania – $21,847
  192. Trinity Christian College, Illinois – $21,850
  193. University of Detroit Mercy, Michigan – $21,872
  194. Gannon University, Pennsylvania – $21,929
  195. Corban University, Oregon – $21,944
  196. Baldwin Wallace University, Ohio – $21,964
  197. Auburn University, Alabama – $21,984
  198. The College of Saint Scholastica, Minnesota – $21,995
  199. Columbia University in the City of New York, New York – $22,001
  200. University of Cincinnati-Main Campus, Ohio – $22,002
  201. Ohio University-Main Campus, Ohio – $22,058
  202. Marywood University, Pennsylvania – $22,061
  203. Milwaukee School of Engineering, Wisconsin – $22,095
  204. Northwestern College, Iowa – $22,158
  205. Rowan University, New Jersey – $22,224
  206. Miami University-Oxford, Ohio – $22,307
  207. Concordia College at Moorhead, Minnesota – $22,379
  208. Dordt College, Iowa – $22,430
  209. William Jewell College, Missouri – $22,542
  210. Wartburg College, Iowa – $22,599
  211. Le Moyne College, New York – $22,638
  212. Saint Johns University, Minnesota – $22,755
  213. Lipscomb University, Tennessee – $22,895
  214. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Berks, Pennsylvania – $22,907
  215. College of Our Lady of the Elms, Massachusetts – $23,005
  216. Saint Mary’s College, Indiana – $23,016
  217. Berry College, Georgia – $23,058
  218. University of Colorado Boulder, Colorado – $23,127
  219. Georgian Court University, New Jersey – $23,208
  220. University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania – $23,281
  221. University of Tulsa, Oklahoma – $23,392
  222. Augustana College, Illinois – $23,517
  223. Otterbein University, Ohio – $23,519
  224. Carroll University, Wisconsin – $23,579
  225. Gwynedd Mercy University, Pennsylvania – $23,598
  226. Westminster College, Utah – $23,792
  227. Rockhurst University, Missouri – $23,826
  228. Allegheny College, Pennsylvania – $23,850
  229. Bellarmine University, Kentucky – $23,878
  230. Seton Hill University, Pennsylvania – $23,984
  231. Salve Regina University, Rhode Island – $24,026
  232. St Olaf College, Minnesota – $24,042
  233. Misericordia University, Pennsylvania – $24,095
  234. Calvin College, Michigan – $24,115
  235. Pacific Lutheran University, Washington – $24,136
  236. College of Saint Benedict, Minnesota – $24,143
  237. Howard University, Washington D.C. – $24,156
  238. Regis University, Colorado – $24,204
  239. Fairleigh Dickinson University-Florham Campus, New Jersey – $24,253
  240. Bryan College of Health Sciences, Nebraska – $24,331
  241. Florida Southern College, Florida – $24,442
  242. Ohio Northern University, Ohio – $24,468
  243. Luther College, Iowa – $24,612
  244. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Altoona, Pennsylvania – $24,696
  245. Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Erie-Behrend College, Pennsylvania – $24,699
  246. University of Richmond, Virginia – $24,699
  247. Saint Francis University, Pennsylvania – $24,700
  248. Mills College, California – $24,848
  249. University of New Hampshire-Main Campus, New Hampshire – $24,879
  250. Saint Joseph’s College of Maine, Maine – $24,992
  251. Wheaton College, Illinois – $25,101
  252. Fontbonne University, Missouri – $25,125
  253. Robert Morris University, Pennsylvania – $25,191
  254. The College of Wooster, Ohio – $25,385
  255. Union University, Tennessee – $25,437
  256. Bethel University, Minnesota – $25,446
  257. Ohio Wesleyan University, Ohio – $25,568
  258. Emory University, Georgia – $25,572
  259. Maryville University of Saint Louis, Missouri – $25,596
  260. Oklahoma City University, Oklahoma – $25,637
  261. Franciscan University of Steubenville, Ohio – $25,815
  262. Pitzer College, California – $25,912
  263. Hope College, Michigan – $25,938
  264. Messiah College, Pennsylvania – $26,096
  265. Lebanon Valley College, Pennsylvania – $26,170
  266. Whitworth University, Washington – $26,394
  267. Bradley University, Illinois – $26,407
  268. Northwestern University, Illinois – $26,423
  269. Chamberlain University-Illinois, Illinois – $26,529
  270. St John’s University-New York, New York – $26,531
  271. Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University), Pennsylvania – $26,563
  272. The College of New Jersey, New Jersey – $26,581
  273. University of Rochester, New York – $26,604
  274. Saint John Fisher College, New York – $26,827
  275. Linfield College-McMinnville Campus, Oregon – $26,979
  276. Seton Hall University, New Jersey – $27,213
  277. Azusa Pacific University, California – $27,257
  278. George Fox University, Oregon – $27,281
  279. Drake University, Iowa – $27,347
  280. Rochester Institute of Technology, New York – $27,348
  281. Xavier University, Ohio – $27,391
  282. Regis College, Massachusetts – $27,502
  283. Springfield College, Massachusetts – $27,502
  284. Simmons College, Massachusetts – $27,575
  285. Illinois Wesleyan University, Illinois – $27,647
  286. Widener University, Pennsylvania – $27,792
  287. Shenandoah University, Virginia – $27,823
  288. Furman, South Carolina – $28,038
  289. Roanoke College, Virginia – $28,096
  290. Seattle Pacific University, Washington – $28,105
  291. Molloy College, New York – $28,126
  292. Nazareth College, New York – $28,162
  293. Creighton University, Nebraska – $28,254
  294. University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus, Pennsylvania – $28,261
  295. Franklin and Marshall College, Pennsylvania – $28,326
  296. Elizabethtown College, Pennsylvania – $28,383
  297. Wagner College, New York – $28,458
  298. Northeastern University, Massachusetts – $28,565
  299. Assumption College, Massachusetts – $28,590
  300. Hampshire College, Massachusetts – $28,604
  301. Duquesne University, Pennsylvania – $28,628
  302. Brown University, Rhode Island – $28,629
  303. University of Dayton, Ohio – $28,866
  304. Samford University, Alabama – $29,026
  305. Lesley University, Massachusetts – $29,084
  306. Monmouth University, New Jersey – $29,086
  307. Adelphi University, New York – $29,128
  308. Saint Louis University, Missouri – $29,157
  309. Cleveland Institute of Art, Ohio – $29,243
  310. Georgetown University, Washington D.C. – $29,283
  311. University of Notre Dame, Indiana – $29,313
  312. Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, New York – $29,502
  313. Immaculata University, Pennsylvania – $29,647
  314. University of St Thomas, Minnesota – $29,713
  315. DePaul University, Illinois – $29,752
  316. Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus, Pennsylvania – $29,806
  317. Washington University in St Louis, Missouri – $29,957
  318. University of Southern California, California – $29,977
  319. Case Western Reserve University, Ohio – $29,989
  320. Pacific University, Oregon – $30,035
  321. Stonehill College, Massachusetts – $30,035
  322. University of Miami, Florida – $30,136
  323. Marquette University, Wisconsin – $30,382
  324. Point Loma Nazarene University, California – $30,718
  325. Syracuse University, New York – $30,722
  326. Biola University, California – $30,791
  327. University of the Pacific, California – $30,829
  328. University of New Haven, Connecticut – $30,976
  329. University of Portland, Oregon – $31,063
  330. Eckerd College, Florida – $31,151
  331. Manhattan College, New York – $31,167
  332. Butler University, Indiana – $31,211
  333. University of San Francisco, California – $31,254
  334. University of Redlands, California – $31,299
  335. Hofstra University, New York – $31,815
  336. Johns Hopkins University, Maryland – $31,954
  337. Saint Anselm College, New Hampshire – $31,998
  338. Dominican University of California, California – $32,091
  339. University of Scranton, Pennsylvania – $32,499
  340. Merrimack College, Massachusetts – $32,742
  341. University of the Sciences, Pennsylvania – $32,913
  342. Loyola University Maryland, Maryland – $32,920
  343. Tulane University of Louisiana, Louisiana – $32,946
  344. Seattle University, Washington – $33,170
  345. Saint Mary’s College of California, California – $33,325
  346. Baylor University, Texas – $33,477
  347. Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, New York – $33,629
  348. Duke University, North Carolina – $33,665
  349. Roger Williams University, Rhode Island – $33,720
  350. Loyola University Chicago, Illinois – $33,764
  351. Endicott College, Massachusetts – $33,848
  352. Ithaca College, New York – $34,042
  353. Saint Joseph’s University, Pennsylvania – $34,068
  354. Texas Christian University, Texas – $34,129
  355. Hampton University, Virginia – $34,173
  356. Belmont University, Tennessee – $34,327
  357. Boston College, Massachusetts – $34,356
  358. Catholic University of America, Washington D.C. – $34,542
  359. Marist College, New York – $34,868
  360. Boston University, Massachusetts – $34,914
  361. George Washington University, Washington D.C. – $35,282
  362. American University, Washington D.C. – $35,325
  363. Drexel University, Pennsylvania – $36,050
  364. Yeshiva University, New York – $36,274
  365. Champlain College, Vermont – $36,409
  366. MCPHS University, Massachusetts – $36,473
  367. Santa Clara University, California – $36,820
  368. Fairfield University, Connecticut – $36,841
  369. New York University, New York – $37,362
  370. Providence College, Rhode Island – $37,476
  371. Quinnipiac University, Connecticut – $37,626
  372. Villanova University, Pennsylvania – $38,229
  373. High Point University, North Carolina – $38,492
  374. Sacred Heart University, Connecticut – $38,951
  375. Gonzaga University, Washington – $39,831
  376. Chapman University, California – $40,769
  377. Emerson College, Massachusetts – $41,998
  378. West Coast University-Los Angeles, California – $45,550

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