Rhode Island contains two schools that offer public health programs. Brown University, the highest-ranking public health school in RI, has a total student population of 8,574 and is the 9th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 2 public health schools in Rhode Island, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Brown University comes out as the most expensive ($21,700/yr), with Community College of Rhode Island as the lowest recorded at only $3,892/yr.
Public Health students from Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island alone, there are 280 employed health specialties teachers earning an average yearly salary of $88,990. Health educators in this state earn $62,440/yr and there are 220 employed.
Also, within the public health schools in Rhode Island, the average student population is 3,268 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from public health, 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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