If you are interested in pursuing healthcare administration, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 healthcare administration schools in Richmond, Virginia. With an overall population of 197,790 and a student population of 50,842, approximately 32,303 of Richmond students attend one of Richmond's schools that offer healthcare administration programs.
Richmond's largest healthcare administration school is Virginia Commonwealth University. In 2010, Virginia Commonwealth University graduated approximately 52 students from its healthcare administration program.
A reported 61 students graduated with credentials in healthcare administration in Richmond in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $23,731 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Richmond healthcare administration schools was an average of $37,365 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,864 for healthcare administration related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,335 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $13,791.
After graduating with your credentials in healthcare administration, if you decide to work as a healthcare administrator in Richmond, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 5,430 healthcare administrators in Virginia, 70 were working in the greater Richmond area. By the year 2018, the number of healthcare administrators is expected to increase by 20% in Richmond. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for healthcare administrators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a healthcare administrator in Richmond is $79,580 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for healthcare administrators.
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