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Health Sciences & Services Schools in District of Columbia

In 2018-2019, 221 students earned their Health Science degrees in DC.

A Health Sciences & Services major is the 6th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Health Sciences & Services Majors in District of Columbia

Health Science majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 169
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 169
Bachelor’s Degree 52

Gender Distribution

In District of Columbia, a health science major is more popular with women than with men.

Health Sciences & Services Majors in DC Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of health science majors in District of Columbia is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.5%
  • Black or African American: 86.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 8.1%
  • White: 2.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.9%
  • Other Races: 1.4%
Health Sciences & Services Majors in DC Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Health Sciences & Services Grads in District of Columbia

There are 1,440 people in the state and 114,910 people in the nation working in health science jobs.

Health Sciences & Services Jobs Nationwide vs. DC

Wages for Health Sciences & Services Jobs in District of Columbia

A typical salary for a health science grad in the state is $61,770, compared to a typical salary of $43,480 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 3 colleges in District of Columbia that offer health science degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:

169 Degrees in Major Awarded
182 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it. The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $18,700 a year.

38 Degrees in Major Awarded
44% Graduation Rate
1,707 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $32,300 after graduation. It takes the average student 4.87 years to graduate. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.


Howard University

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
9,399 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $35,800 a year. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $39,792. It takes the average student 4.43 years to graduate.

Health Sciences & Services Careers in DC

Some of the careers health science majors go into include:

Job Title DC Job Growth DC Median Salary
Community Health Workers 20% $56,820

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to health science.

Major Annual Graduates in DC
Nursing 1,137
Public Health 719
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 670
Health/Medical Admin Services 555
Medicine 460
Rehabilitation Professions 143
Communication Sciences 134
Allied Health Professions 117

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