Alabama contains two schools that offer public health programs. University of Alabama at Birmingham, the highest-ranking public health school in AL, has a total student population of 16,874 and is the 2390th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 public health schools in Alabama, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Alabama at Birmingham comes out as the most expensive ($11,131/yr), with University of Alabama at Birmingham as the lowest recorded at only $11,131/yr.
Public Health students from Alabama schools who go on to become public health educators, public health officials, social workers, public health workers, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 63,320 people working as health educators alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $49,060. Also, Health specialties teachers make on average $103,340 per year and there are about 133,070 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Alabama alone, there are 1,020 employed health specialties teachers earning an average yearly salary of $96,760. Health educators in this state earn $36,410/yr and there are 420 employed.
Also, within the public health schools in Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from public health, there are 2845 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,868 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,989, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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