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Public Health Schools in Delaware

162 Public Health students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, Public Health is the 4th most popular major out of a total 17 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Public Health Majors in Delaware

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 148
Master’s Degree 14

Gender Distribution

In Delaware, a public health major is more popular with women than with men.

Public Health Majors in DE Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of public health majors in Delaware is as follows:

  • Asian: 4.9%
  • Black or African American: 25.3%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.4%
  • White: 58.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.6%
  • Other Races: 3.7%
Public Health Majors in DE Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Public Health Grads in Delaware

In this state, there are 2,510 people employed in jobs related to a public health degree, compared to 898,630 nationwide.

Public Health Jobs Nationwide vs. DE

Wages for Public Health Jobs in Delaware

Public Health grads earn an average of $59,890 in the state and $75,690 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 2 colleges in Delaware that offer public health degrees. Learn about the most popular 2 below:

138 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
23,808 Total Students

15 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The 2.20% student loan default rate is lower than average. Of all the students who attend this school, 84% get financial aid.

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
4,768 Total Students

This public college charges it's students an average net price of $13,789. 99% of students get financical aid. The average student takes 4.53 years to complete their degree at Del State.

Public Health Careers in DE

Some of the careers public health majors go into include:

Job Title DE Job Growth DE Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 27% $0
Medical and Health Services Managers 15% $114,480
Community Health Workers 14% $40,030
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 10% $56,030
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 8% $70,530
Physicists 0% $0

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

Major Annual Graduates in DE
Nursing 1,207
Health/Medical Admin Services 362
Allied Health Services 350
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 159
Health Sciences & Services 114
Bodywork & Therapeutic Services 87
Dental Support Services 86
Allied Health Professions 78

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