District Of Columbia contains eight schools that offer medical science programs. George Washington University, the highest-ranking medical science school in DC, has a total student population of 25,061 and is the 52nd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 8 medical science schools in District Of Columbia, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Catholic University of America comes out as the most expensive ($32,122/yr), with University of the District of Columbia as the lowest recorded at only $7,881/yr.
Medical Science students from District Of Columbia schools who go on to become medical scientists, physicians, doctors, nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 101,760 people working as medical scientists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $84,760. Also, Life scientists make on average $72,590 per year and there are about 12,320 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the District Of Columbia alone, there are 70 employed life scientists earning an average yearly salary of $68,590. Medical scientists in this state earn $95,790/yr and there are 440 employed.
Also, within the medical science schools in District Of Columbia, the average student population is 6,076 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from medical science, there are 1138 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 7,715 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $0, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.