Kansas contains eleven schools that offer safety programs. Southwestern College, the highest-ranking safety school in KS, has a total student population of 1,810 and is the 553rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 11 safety schools in Kansas, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Southwestern College comes out as the most expensive ($17,926/yr), with Highland Community College as the lowest recorded at only $5,865/yr.
Safety students from Kansas 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 Kansas alone, there are 880 employed environmental scientists and specialists, including health earning an average yearly salary of $56,380. Occupational health and safety specialists in this state earn $60,330/yr and there are 720 employed.
Also, within the safety schools in Kansas, the average student population is 2,160 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Aside from safety, there are 2989 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,167 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,054, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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