Rhode Island contains twelve schools that offer health science programs. Brown University, the highest-ranking health science school in RI, has a total student population of 8,574 and is the 9th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 12 health science schools in Rhode Island, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Roger Williams University comes out as the most expensive ($31,184/yr), with Community College of Rhode Island as the lowest recorded at only $3,892/yr.
Health Science students from Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island alone, there are 260 employed substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors earning an average yearly salary of $38,620. Environmental scientists and specialists, including health in this state earn $60,510/yr and there are employed.
Also, within the health science schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from health science, there are 763 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,540 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,892, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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