New York City, NY (population: 8,459,026) has twenty-four health science schools within its city limits. Columbia University in the City of New York, the highest ranked school in the city with a health science program, has a total student population of 24,230. It is the 4th highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of New York. To learn more about health science programs in New York City, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of health science professors at Columbia University in the City of New York such as Ernest April, Leonard Fine, David Helfand, and Gabriele Windgasse.
Health Science students from New York City 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.
Of the 24 health science schools in New York City, 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) for health science students, with Touro College as the lowest, reported at only $4,470/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from New York City|
|Long Island City||NY||-||4||18.9499||59||5.2 miles|
|Rego Park||NY||-||1||27.7974||9||5.6 miles|
|Jackson Heights||NY||-||1||28.2916||7||6.6 miles|
|Jersey City||NJ||242,594||10||25.9195||190||6.9 miles|
|West New York||NJ||47,282||1||33.6373||6||7.2 miles|
|Fresh Meadows||NY||-||1||41.5392||2||9.5 miles|
|North Bergen||NJ||59,771||0||-||0||9.5 miles|
|Far Rockaway||NY||-||2||14.0585||4||10.7 miles|
|Staten Island||NY||-||3||40.1655||127||12.5 miles|
|Garden City||NY||-||5||29.9653||250||16.5 miles|
|Mount Vernon||NY||68,747||8||36.4632||259||17.6 miles|
|South Orange||NJ||-||1||63.933||113||17.7 miles|
|West Orange||NJ||49,330||0||-||0||18.7 miles|