Columbus, OH (population: 768,662) has thirteen health science schools within its city limits. Ohio State University-Main Campus, the highest ranked school in the city with a health science program, has a total student population of 55,014. It is the 33rd highest ranked school in the USA and the highest in the state of Ohio. To learn more about health science programs in Columbus, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of health science professors at Ohio State University such as E J Behrman, Ralph Boerner, Joshua Bomser, Andrew E. Cameron, Biao Ding, and Robert Disilvestro.
Health Science students from Columbus 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 Columbus area alone, there are 340 employed substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors earning an average salary of $46,100. Environmental scientists and specialists, including health in this area earn $68,610/yr and there are 670 employed.
Columbus lies in Delaware county, which is one of the 36 counties in Ohio. Overall, the Columbus area has 908,190 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 0.9% unemployment rate, $20.70/hr average worker wage, and a $43,070 average annual salary. Thus, about 0.739 out of every 1000 jobs in Columbus are held by environmental scientists and specialists, including health, and 0.371/1000 are held by substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors.
Of the 13 health science schools in Columbus, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Kaplan College-Columbus Campus comes out as the most expensive ($28,775/yr) for health science students, with Columbus State Community College as the lowest, reported at only $5,330/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Columbus|
|Canal Winchester||OH||-||1||0.0||0||13.7 miles|
|Concord Twp||OH||-||1||37.8234||22||46.5 miles|
|Yellow Springs||OH||-||2||0.482738||0||49.3 miles|
|Saint Martin||OH||-||1||11.3716||2||72.1 miles|
|Rio Grande||OH||-||3||18.3873||146||83.4 miles|
|New Boston||OH||-||1||21.3268||7||85.7 miles|
|New Philadelphia||OH||-||2||20.6614||41||88.6 miles|