Alabama contains ten schools that offer safety programs. The University of Alabama, the highest-ranking safety school in AL, has a total student population of 28,699 and is the 839th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 10 safety schools in Alabama, only 4 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Faulkner University comes out as the most expensive ($15,988/yr), with Columbia Southern University as the lowest recorded at only $5,292/yr.
Safety students from Alabama schools who go on to become safety specialists, safety control managers, health safety specialists, occupational safety specialists, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 51,850 people working as occupational health and safety specialists alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $64,200. Also, Environmental scientists and specialists, including health make on average $67,360 per year and there are about 83,530 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Alabama alone, there are 1,050 employed environmental scientists and specialists, including health earning an average yearly salary of $56,580. Occupational health and safety specialists in this state earn $66,510/yr and there are 710 employed.
Also, within the safety schools in Alabama, the average student population is 4,121 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from safety, there are 2845 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,868 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,989, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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