Utah contains six schools that offer safety programs. Westminster College, the highest-ranking safety school in UT, has a total student population of 3,037 and is the 2500th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 safety schools in Utah, only 2 have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Westminster College comes out as the most expensive ($18,841/yr), with College of Eastern Utah as the lowest recorded at only $7,300/yr.
Safety students from Utah 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 Utah alone, there are 640 employed environmental scientists and specialists, including health earning an average yearly salary of $60,870. Occupational health and safety specialists in this state earn $64,320/yr and there are 440 employed.
Also, within the safety schools in Utah, the average student population is 3,744 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from safety, there are 2052 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 1,639 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,769, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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