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Health Sciences & Services Schools in Washington

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

As a degree choice, Health Sciences & Services is the 10th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Health Sciences & Services Majors in Washington

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 267
Bachelor’s Degree 202
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 5

Gender Distribution

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

Health Sciences & Services Majors in WA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 13.7%
  • Black or African American: 12.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 10.5%
  • White: 40.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.1%
  • Other Races: 21.7%
Health Sciences & Services Majors in WA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Health Sciences & Services Grads in Washington

There are 3,700 people in the state and 114,910 people in the nation working in health science jobs.

Health Sciences & Services Jobs Nationwide vs. WA

Wages for Health Sciences & Services Jobs in Washington

A typical salary for a health science grad in the state is $42,610, compared to a typical salary of $43,480 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 13 colleges in Washington that offer health science degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

#1

Charter College

Vancouver
172 Degrees in Major Awarded
24% Graduation Rate
2,474 Total Students

32% of the teachers are full time. 95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. It takes the average student 4.00 years to graduate.

111 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,743 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 58% of students receive it. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1.

102 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
5,913 Total Students

Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $44,900 a year. The average student takes 4.45 years to complete their degree at UW Bothell. 62% of students get financical aid.

#4

Bellevue College

Bellevue
28 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,563 Total Students

41% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $35,700 a year. 99% of the teachers are full time.

#5

Walla Walla University

College Place
19 Degrees in Major Awarded
48% Graduation Rate
1,831 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $21,798. The 4.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
386 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 52% of students receive it. The student to faculty ratio is 37 to 1. In their early career, Carrington College, Spokane grads earn an average salary of $24,600.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
6,095 Total Students

44% of students get financical aid. Graduates earn an average $30,100 after graduation. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
7,877 Total Students

62% of students get financical aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $29,200 after earning their degree at this institution. 98% of the teachers are full time.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,620 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 37% of students receive it. 97% of the teachers are full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $34,700 after earning their degree at this institution.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
5,693 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $4,516. 42% of students get financical aid. 99% of the teachers are full time.

Health Sciences & Services Careers in WA

Some of the careers health science majors go into include:

Job Title WA Job Growth WA Median Salary
Community Health Workers 16% $38,870

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

Major Annual Graduates in WA
Nursing 3,747
Allied Health Services 3,677
Health/Medical Admin Services 1,436
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 1,275
Dental Support Services 817
Allied Health Professions 781
Mental & Social Health Services 741
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 712

View all majors related to Health Sciences & Services

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