Nevada contains five schools that offer safety programs. University of Nevada-Las Vegas, the highest-ranking safety school in NV, has a total student population of 29,080 and is the 1903rd highest ranked school in America.
Of the 5 safety schools in Nevada, only 3 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Las Vegas College comes out as the most expensive ($23,839/yr), with Western Nevada College as the lowest recorded at only $7,866/yr.
Safety students from Nevada 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 Nevada alone, there are 760 employed environmental scientists and specialists, including health earning an average yearly salary of $70,650. Occupational health and safety specialists in this state earn $65,920/yr and there are 540 employed.
Also, within the safety schools in Nevada, the average student population is 3,396 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 18 to 1. Aside from safety, there are 786 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,014 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $2,730, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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