Utah contains 34 schools that offer health science programs. University of Utah, the highest-ranking health science school in UT, has a total student population of 29,284 and is the 129th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 34 health science schools in Utah, only 7 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Stevens Henager College-Logan comes out as the most expensive ($46,580/yr), with Mountainland Applied Technology College as the lowest recorded at only $1,568/yr.
Health Science students from Utah 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 Utah alone, there are 380 employed substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors earning an average yearly salary of $46,760. Environmental scientists and specialists, including health in this state earn $60,870/yr and there are 640 employed.
Also, within the health science schools in Utah, the average student population is 3,744 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from health science, there are 2052 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,639 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,769, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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