Lone Tree, CO has two public health schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. University of Northern Colorado, the highest ranked school in this group with a public health program, has a total student population of 12,711. It is the 349th highest ranked school in the USA and the 4th highest in the state of Colorado (#1 is Colorado College).
Public Health students from Lone Tree 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.
Lone Tree lies in Douglas county, which is one of the 55 counties in Colorado. Overall, the Denver-Aurora area has 1,218,790 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1% unemployment rate, $23/hr average worker wage, and a $48,560 average annual salary.
Of the 2 public health schools with a 100-mile radius of Lone Tree, both of them have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Colorado Denver comes out as the most expensive ($14,551/yr) for public health students, with University of Northern Colorado as the lowest, reported at only $13,530/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Lone Tree|
|Highlands Ranch||CO||129,817||0||-||0||4.1 miles|
|Greenwood Village||CO||-||2||15.5036||87||6.3 miles|
|Castle Rock||CO||49,815||0||-||0||11.1 miles|
|Commerce City||CO||46,807||0||-||0||23.1 miles|
|Colorado Springs||CO||388,306||17||23.417||343||47.3 miles|
|Fort Collins||CO||141,921||5||27.6422||154||71.4 miles|