Connecticut contains 47 schools that offer health science programs. Fairfield University, the highest-ranking health science school in CT, has a total student population of 5,074 and is the 133rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 47 health science schools in Connecticut, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Lincoln Technical Institute comes out as the most expensive ($36,090/yr), with Middlesex Community College as the lowest recorded at only $3,918/yr.
Health Science students from Connecticut 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 Connecticut alone, there are 1,320 employed substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors earning an average yearly salary of $43,120. Environmental scientists and specialists, including health in this state earn $68,030/yr and there are 860 employed.
Also, within the health science schools in Connecticut, the average student population is 1,939 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from health science, there are 2145 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,319 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,907, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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