Nevada contains sixteen schools that offer health science programs. University of Nevada-Las Vegas, the highest-ranking health science school in NV, has a total student population of 29,080 and is the 1903rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 16 health science schools in Nevada, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Anthem Institute-Las Vegas comes out as the most expensive ($24,876/yr), with Great Basin College as the lowest recorded at only $6,844/yr.
Health Science students from Nevada 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 Nevada alone, there are 260 employed substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors earning an average yearly salary of $42,700. Environmental scientists and specialists, including health in this state earn $70,650/yr and there are 760 employed.
Also, within the health science schools in Nevada, the average student population is 3,396 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from health science, there are 786 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,014 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,730, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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