North Dakota contains eighteen schools that offer health science programs. Minot State University, the highest-ranking health science school in ND, has a total student population of 3,649 and is the 596th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 18 health science schools in North Dakota, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Salon Professional Academy comes out as the most expensive ($16,614/yr), with Sitting Bull College as the lowest recorded at only $938/yr.
Health Science students from North Dakota 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 North Dakota alone, there are 270 employed substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors earning an average yearly salary of $41,750. Environmental scientists and specialists, including health in this state earn $63,670/yr and there are 240 employed.
Also, within the health science schools in North Dakota, the average student population is 1,960 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from health science, there are 1090 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,086 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,018, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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