Kansas contains four schools that offer public health programs. Kansas State University, the highest-ranking public health school in KS, has a total student population of 23,581 and is the 875th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 4 public health schools in Kansas, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Bethany College comes out as the most expensive ($14,518/yr), with Wichita State University as the lowest recorded at only $9,563/yr.
Public Health students from Kansas 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 Kansas alone, there are 590 employed health specialties teachers earning an average yearly salary of $61,690. Health educators in this state earn $41,240/yr and there are 540 employed.
Also, within the public health schools in Kansas, the average student population is 2,160 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from public health, there are 2989 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,054, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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