Missouri contains 96 schools that offer health science programs. Webster University, the highest-ranking health science school in MO, has a total student population of 19,372 and is the 177th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 96 health science schools in Missouri, only 10 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Allied College South comes out as the most expensive ($44,512/yr), with Park University as the lowest recorded at only $8,192/yr.
Health Science students from Missouri 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 Missouri alone, there are 1,320 employed substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors earning an average yearly salary of $36,030. Environmental scientists and specialists, including health in this state earn $50,860/yr and there are 1,310 employed.
Also, within the health science schools in Missouri, the average student population is 2,183 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from health science, there are 4755 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,482 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,695, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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