North Dakota contains five schools that offer safety programs. Minot State University, the highest-ranking safety school in ND, has a total student population of 3,649 and is the 596th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 safety schools in North Dakota, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, University of North Dakota comes out as the most expensive ($13,656/yr), with Bismarck State College as the lowest recorded at only $6,835/yr.
Safety students from North Dakota 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 North Dakota alone, there are 240 employed environmental scientists and specialists, including health earning an average yearly salary of $63,670. Occupational health and safety specialists in this state earn $62,110/yr and there are 100 employed.
Also, within the safety schools in North Dakota, the average student population is 1,960 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Aside from safety, there are 1090 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,086 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $5,018, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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