Idaho contains thirteen schools that offer health science programs. University of Idaho, the highest-ranking health science school in ID, has a total student population of 11,957 and is the 243rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 13 health science schools in Idaho, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Phoenix-Idaho Campus comes out as the most expensive ($24,120/yr), with College of Southern Idaho as the lowest recorded at only $5,559/yr.
Health Science students from Idaho 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 Idaho alone, there are 380 employed substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors earning an average yearly salary of $38,190. Environmental scientists and specialists, including health in this state earn $64,450/yr and there are 500 employed.
Also, within the health science schools in Idaho, the average student population is 3,285 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from health science, there are 1173 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,807 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,022, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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