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Health Sciences & Services Schools in Utah

265 Health Science students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, Health Sciences & Services is the 10th most popular major out of a total 26 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Health Sciences & Services Majors in Utah

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 239
Master’s Degree 21
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 3
Post-Master’s Certificate 1
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 1
Bachelor’s Degree 1

Gender Distribution

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

Health Sciences & Services Majors in UT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.8%
  • Black or African American: 0.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 9.4%
  • White: 79.6%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.0%
  • Other Races: 3.4%
Health Sciences & Services Majors in UT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Health Sciences & Services Grads in Utah

There are 890 people in the state and 114,910 people in the nation working in health science jobs.

Health Sciences & Services Jobs Nationwide vs. UT

Wages for Health Sciences & Services Jobs in Utah

Health Science grads earn an average of $47,830 in the state and $43,480 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 7 colleges in Utah that offer health science degrees. Learn about the most popular 7 below:

142 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
28,247 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 6.60% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 89% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. In their early career, WSU grads earn an average salary of $36,100.

#2

Salt Lake Community College

Salt Lake City
97 Degrees in Major Awarded
29,156 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 65% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,561.

#3

University of Utah

Salt Lake City
18 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
33,023 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 85% of students receive it. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $14,364.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
49% Graduation Rate
27,932 Total Students

96% of the teachers are full time. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $13,150.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 0.70%. The full-time teacher rate is 85%.

#6

Westminster College Utah

Salt Lake City
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
62% Graduation Rate
2,477 Total Students

The 3.20% student loan default rate is lower than average. Graduates earn an average $39,200 after graduation. It takes the average student 4.40 years to graduate.

#6

Dixie State University

Saint George
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
18% Graduation Rate
9,950 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 22 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $28,600 a year. 90% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

Health Sciences & Services Careers in UT

Some of the careers health science majors go into include:

Job Title UT Job Growth UT Median Salary
Community Health Workers 33% $48,300

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

Major Annual Graduates in UT
Nursing 15,739
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 2,036
Allied Health Services 1,686
Health/Medical Admin Services 1,073
Allied Health Professions 1,062
Public Health 804
Communication Sciences 622
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 596

View all majors related to Health Sciences & Services

View Nationwide Health Sciences & Services Report

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