Texas contains seven schools that offer public health programs. The University of Texas at El Paso, the highest-ranking public health school in TX, has a total student population of 21,011 and is the 2801st highest ranked school in America.
Of the 7 public health schools in Texas, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Navarro College comes out as the most expensive ($8,832/yr), with The University of Texas at El Paso as the lowest recorded at only $5,224/yr.
Public Health students from Texas 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 Texas alone, there are 11,060 employed health specialties teachers earning an average yearly salary of $100,890. Health educators in this state earn $45,480/yr and there are 3,410 employed.
Also, within the public health schools in Texas, the average student population is 3,703 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from public health, there are 11086 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,493 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,572, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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