Colorado contains 57 schools that offer health science programs. Regis University, the highest-ranking health science school in CO, has a total student population of 10,874 and is the 279th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 57 health science schools in Colorado, only 8 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Platt College comes out as the most expensive ($41,227/yr), with Colorado Mountain College as the lowest recorded at only $6,996/yr.
Health Science students from Colorado 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 Colorado alone, there are 1,090 employed substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors earning an average yearly salary of $34,150. Environmental scientists and specialists, including health in this state earn $73,760/yr and there are 2,310 employed.
Also, within the health science schools in Colorado, the average student population is 3,182 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from health science, there are 2501 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,103 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,337, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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