District Of Columbia contains eleven schools that offer health science programs. George Washington University, the highest-ranking health science school in DC, has a total student population of 25,061 and is the 52nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 11 health science schools in District Of Columbia, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Catholic University of America comes out as the most expensive ($32,122/yr), with Sanz School as the lowest recorded at only $6,538/yr.
Health Science students from District Of Columbia 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 District Of Columbia alone, there are 420 employed substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors earning an average yearly salary of $38,970. Environmental scientists and specialists, including health in this state earn $104,880/yr and there are 1,410 employed.
Also, within the health science schools in District Of Columbia, the average student population is 6,076 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from health science, there are 1138 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,715 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $0, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.