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Health Sciences & Services Schools in New York

1,925 students earned Health Science degrees in New York in the 2018-2019 year.

As a degree choice, Health Sciences & Services is the 9th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Health Sciences & Services Majors in New York

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 1,419
Associate’s Degree 491
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 7
Master’s Degree 7
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 7
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 1
Post-Master’s Certificate 1

Gender Distribution

In New York, a health science major is more popular with women than with men.

Health Sciences & Services Majors in NY Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of health science majors in New York is as follows:

  • Asian: 15.0%
  • Black or African American: 16.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 16.5%
  • White: 42.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.9%
  • Other Races: 6.6%
Health Sciences & Services Majors in NY Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Health Sciences & Services Grads in New York

11,230 people in the state and 114,910 in the nation are employed in jobs related to health science.

Health Sciences & Services Jobs Nationwide vs. NY

Wages for Health Sciences & Services Jobs in New York

A typical salary for a health science grad in the state is $44,340, compared to a typical salary of $43,480 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 41 colleges in New York that offer health science degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Stony Brook University

Stony Brook
406 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
26,814 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 2.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. In their early career, SUNY Stony Brook grads earn an average salary of $39,300. Of all the students who attend this school, 78% get financial aid.

#2

Touro College

New York
261 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
11,631 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 6.10% which is lower than average. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 40% of the teachers are full time.

237 Degrees in Major Awarded
14,035 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 80% get financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1. 46% of the teachers are full time.

#4

Mercy College

Dobbs Ferry
161 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
10,557 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.60 years. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 26% are considered full time.

157 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
7,924 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.90%. Of all the students who attend this school, 90% get financial aid.

127 Degrees in Major Awarded
25,500 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 37% are considered full time. In their early career, BMCC grads earn an average salary of $24,800. Of all the students who attend this school, 88% get financial aid.

#7

Utica College

Utica
114 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
4,947 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 34% are considered full time.

#8

York College

Jamaica
111 Degrees in Major Awarded
27% Graduation Rate
8,337 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $30,100 after graduation. It takes the average student 5.05 years to graduate. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 33% are considered full time.

#9

Buffalo State

Buffalo
60 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
8,658 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $31,500 after graduation. 93% of students get financical aid. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.

#10

Excelsior College

Albany
44 Degrees in Major Awarded
25,245 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. The 4.30% student loan default rate is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $54,700 after earning their degree at this institution.

Health Sciences & Services Careers in NY

Some of the careers health science majors go into include:

Job Title NY Job Growth NY Median Salary
Community Health Workers 26% $39,720

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

Major Annual Graduates in NY
Nursing 15,717
Allied Health Services 4,432
Health/Medical Admin Services 3,852
Allied Health Professions 3,478
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 3,432
Rehabilitation Professions 2,961
Public Health 2,459
Communication Sciences 2,115

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