Massachusetts contains seven schools that offer public health programs. Harvard University, the highest-ranking public health school in MA, has a total student population of 27,651 and is the highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 public health schools in Massachusetts, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Simmons College comes out as the most expensive ($34,498/yr), with Harvard University as the lowest recorded at only $16,156/yr.
Public Health students from Massachusetts 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 Massachusetts alone, there are 4,440 employed health specialties teachers earning an average yearly salary of $138,940. Health educators in this state earn $52,740/yr and there are 2,470 employed.
Also, within the public health schools in Massachusetts, the average student population is 2,580 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 14 to 1. Aside from public health, there are 5364 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 4,075 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,628, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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