Washington contains six schools that offer safety programs. Seattle University, the highest-ranking safety school in WA, has a total student population of 7,751 and is the 169th highest ranked school in America.
Of the 6 safety schools in Washington, only 1 has a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Seattle University comes out as the most expensive ($27,268/yr), with Clover Park Technical College as the lowest recorded at only $9,663/yr.
Safety students from Washington 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 Washington alone, there are 3,810 employed environmental scientists and specialists, including health earning an average yearly salary of $68,890. Occupational health and safety specialists in this state earn $70,260/yr and there are 2,080 employed.
Also, within the safety schools in Washington, the average student population is 3,354 and average student-to-faculty ratio is 17 to 1. Aside from safety, there are 3883 total degree (or certificate) programs in the state, with 2,017 people on average applying for a school. Undergraduate tuition costs are normally around $3,803, but can vary widely depending on the type of school.
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