New York contains 199 schools that offer health science programs. Columbia University in the City of New York, the highest-ranking health science school in NY, has a total student population of 24,230 and is the 4th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 199 health science schools in New York, only 10 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, The New School comes out as the most expensive ($39,004/yr), with Erie 1 BOCES as the lowest recorded at only $4,464/yr.
Health Science students from New York 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 New York alone, there are 9,590 employed substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors earning an average yearly salary of $42,460. Environmental scientists and specialists, including health in this state earn $71,350/yr and there are 2,850 employed.
Also, within the health science schools in New York, the average student population is 2,856 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from health science, there are 10195 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 3,318 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,933, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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