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Public Health Schools in Wisconsin

In 2018-2019, 590 students earned their Public Health degrees in WI.

In this state, Public Health is the 40th most popular major out of a total 292 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Public Health Majors in Wisconsin

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 299
Master’s Degree 129
Bachelor’s Degree 113
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 26
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 26
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 26
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 8
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 8
Post-Master’s Certificate 8
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 8
Associate’s Degree 7

Gender Distribution

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

Public Health Majors in WI Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 9.5%
  • Black or African American: 6.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.9%
  • White: 72.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.2%
  • Other Races: 3.6%
Public Health Majors in WI Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Public Health Grads in Wisconsin

There are 15,340 people in the state and 898,630 people in the nation working in public health jobs.

Public Health Jobs Nationwide vs. WI

Wages for Public Health Jobs in Wisconsin

A typical salary for a public health grad in the state is $66,070, compared to a typical salary of $75,690 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 10 colleges in Wisconsin that offer public health degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

390 Degrees in Major Awarded
85% Graduation Rate
44,257 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 62% of students receive it. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 82% are considered full time. It takes the average student 4.37 years to graduate.

77 Degrees in Major Awarded
68% Graduation Rate
10,623 Total Students

A typical student attending UW - La Crosse will pay a net price of $14,478. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.60%.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
0% Graduation Rate
1,416 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $13,286. Graduates earn an average $21,200 after graduation. 97% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
5,777 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $23,889. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 100% are considered full time. The student loan default rate of 5.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

22 Degrees in Major Awarded
1,477 Total Students
20 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
25,731 Total Students

This public school has an average net price of $17,661. Most students complete their degree in 4.86 years. Graduates earn an average $36,300 after graduation.

#7

Carroll University

Waukesha
19 Degrees in Major Awarded
59% Graduation Rate
3,449 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.20%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $38,600 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 34% are considered full time.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
65% Graduation Rate
11,255 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 7.50% which is lower than average. Most students complete their degree in 4.62 years. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $15,673.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
15,521 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 22 to 1. In their early career, UW Oshkosh grads earn an average salary of $36,500. Most students complete their degree in 4.81 years.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
677 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.00 years to graduate. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.30%. An average student at Rasmussen University - Wisconsin will pay a net price of $18,039.

Public Health Careers in WI

Some of the careers public health majors go into include:

Job Title WI Job Growth WI Median Salary
Health Specialties Professors 21% $68,760
Physicists 16% $154,070
Medical and Health Services Managers 15% $98,600
Environmental Scientists and Specialists 13% $56,990
Community Health Workers 11% $43,460
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 9% $49,890
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 9% $64,680

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

Major Annual Graduates in WI
Nursing & Nursing Assistants 7,066
Nursing 5,014
Allied Health Professions 2,538
Health/Medical Admin Services 1,471
Allied Health Services 1,439
Rehabilitation Professions 994
Communication Sciences 535
Mental & Social Health Services 532

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