Georgia contains 105 schools that offer health science programs. Emory University, the highest-ranking health science school in GA, has a total student population of 12,930 and is the 30th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 105 health science schools in Georgia, only 7 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Omnitech Institute comes out as the most expensive ($44,240/yr), with South Georgia Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $3,789/yr.
Health Science students from Georgia 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 Georgia alone, there are 1,280 employed substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors earning an average yearly salary of $37,290. Environmental scientists and specialists, including health in this state earn $56,870/yr and there are 1,500 employed.
Also, within the health science schools in Georgia, the average student population is 2,956 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 19 to 1. Aside from health science, there are 5022 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,057, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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