Wisconsin contains 56 schools that offer health science programs. University of Wisconsin-Madison, the highest-ranking health science school in WI, has a total student population of 41,654 and is the 23rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 56 health science schools in Wisconsin, only 9 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, High-Tech Institute-Brookfield comes out as the most expensive ($45,072/yr), with Gateway Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $220/yr.
Health Science students from Wisconsin 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 Wisconsin alone, there are 980 employed substance abuse and behavioral disorder counselors earning an average yearly salary of $45,840. Environmental scientists and specialists, including health in this state earn $61,810/yr and there are 1,010 employed.
Also, within the health science schools in Wisconsin, the average student population is 3,620 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from health science, there are 4047 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,987 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,857, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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