Kansas contains 56 schools that offer health science programs. Southwestern College, the highest-ranking health science school in KS, has a total student population of 1,810 and is the 553rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 56 health science schools in Kansas, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bryan College comes out as the most expensive ($31,902/yr), with Coffeyville Community College as the lowest recorded at only $4,308/yr.
Health Science students from Kansas 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 Kansas alone, there are 860 employed substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors earning an average yearly salary of $34,920. Environmental scientists and specialists, including health in this state earn $56,380/yr and there are 880 employed.
Also, within the health science schools in Kansas, the average student population is 2,160 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from health science, there are 2989 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,054, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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