Nevada contains five schools that offer medical science programs. University of Nevada-Las Vegas, the highest-ranking medical science school in NV, has a total student population of 29,080 and is the 1903rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 medical science schools in Nevada, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Sierra Nevada College comes out as the most expensive ($25,134/yr), with Western Nevada College as the lowest recorded at only $7,866/yr.
Medical Science students from Nevada 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 Nevada alone, there are 30 employed life scientists earning an average yearly salary of $57,350. Medical scientists in this state earn $58,730/yr and there are 80 employed.
Also, within the medical science schools in Nevada, the average student population is 3,396 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from medical science, there are 786 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,014 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,730, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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