Arizona contains 49 schools that offer health science programs. Northern Arizona University, the highest-ranking health science school in AZ, has a total student population of 23,597 and is the 225th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 49 health science schools in Arizona, only 11 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kaplan College comes out as the most expensive ($54,720/yr), with Pima Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,259/yr.
Health Science students from Arizona schools who go on to become health psychologists, physicians, doctors, nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 83,530 people working as environmental scientists and specialists, including health alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $67,360. Also, Substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors make on average $40,420 per year and there are about 78,470 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Arizona alone, there are 910 employed substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors earning an average yearly salary of $42,310. Environmental scientists and specialists, including health in this state earn $55,400/yr and there are 1,230 employed.
Also, within the health science schools in Arizona, the average student population is 7,131 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from health science, there are 3266 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,667 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,108, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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