Rhode Island contains six schools that offer medical science programs. Brown University, the highest-ranking medical science school in RI, has a total student population of 8,574 and is the 9th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 medical 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.
Medical Science students from Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island alone, there are 110 employed life scientists earning an average yearly salary of $46,480. Medical scientists in this state earn $67,970/yr and there are 270 employed.
Also, within the medical science schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from medical 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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