Idaho contains five schools that offer safety programs. University of Idaho, the highest-ranking safety school in ID, has a total student population of 11,957 and is the 243rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 safety schools in Idaho, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of Idaho comes out as the most expensive ($13,222/yr), with College of Southern Idaho as the lowest recorded at only $5,559/yr.
Safety students from Idaho 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 Idaho alone, there are 500 employed environmental scientists and specialists, including health earning an average yearly salary of $64,450. Occupational health and safety specialists in this state earn $60,360/yr and there are 330 employed.
Also, within the safety schools in Idaho, the average student population is 3,285 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Aside from safety, there are 1173 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,807 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $4,022, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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