Iowa contains 54 schools that offer health science programs. Luther College, the highest-ranking health science school in IA, has a total student population of 2,519 and is the 164th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 54 health science schools in Iowa, only 5 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The Salon Professional Academy comes out as the most expensive ($27,808/yr), with Southeastern Community College as the lowest recorded at only $6,121/yr.
Health Science students from Iowa 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 Iowa alone, there are 980 employed substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors earning an average yearly salary of $38,700. Environmental scientists and specialists, including health in this state earn $65,830/yr and there are 300 employed.
Also, within the health science schools in Iowa, the average student population is 3,609 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from health science, there are 3687 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,622 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,082, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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