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Health Science Schools In Kansas

There are 4 accredited health science schools in Kansas for faculty who teach health science classes to choose from. The following statistics and charts help analyze the current state of the health science academic community in Kansas, and the future trends in health science training at the following levels:


  1. Friends University

    2100 W. University Ave., Wichita, Kansas 67213

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  2. Garden City Community College

    801 Campus Dr, Garden City, Kansas 67846-6333

    N/A U.S. News National University Ranking
  3. University of Kansas

    Lawrence, Kansas 66045

    101 U.S. News National University Ranking
  4. Kansas State University

    Anderson Hall, Manhattan, Kansas 66506

    143 U.S. News National University Ranking



Professional Trends

Kansas Vs. National Health Science Employment

Kansas 67,890
National 7,588,750

Approximately 1% of the country's health science professionals work in Kansas state.

Employment Growth for Health science professionals In Kansas

56,290 57,470 60,000 63,830 55,910
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Kansas, health science is a shrinking field. In 2010 there were 380 less health science professionals working in Kansas than there were in 2006. Thus, the field of health science has shrunk by 1% in Kansas. This decline is slower than the change in the number of health science professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of health science professionals has shrunk by 9% from 2006 to 2010.

Health Science VS. All Professions salaries in Kansas

$53,033 $54,944 $59,049 $64,682 $62,834
$41,394 $43,120 $44,217 $45,570 $46,014
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Health Science
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to health science professionals are growing in Kansas. In 2006 health science professionals made a mean salary of $53,033 per year, and in 2010 they made $62,834 per year.

Salary percentiles for Health science professionals in Kansas

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25th percentile
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90th percentile

This represents a 16% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In the state of Kansas, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of health science. The pay differential between the highest paid health science professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 73%

Average Salaries for Health science professionals and related professions in Kansas

Health Information
Health Information Management
Health Science
X Ray Technician

Health science professionals in Kansas earn, on average, more than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

Health Science programs available for each degree type for all schools in Kansas


The number of students graduating from the 4 accredited health science schools in Kansas is increasing. In 2006 there were 18 health science graduates from health science courses in Kansas and in 2010 there were 27 graduates.

This represents a 50% increase in the number of health science degree or certificate school graduates in Kansas state. Most of these graduates, or 50%, earned an doctor's degree in health science.

Health Science Faculty Salaries in Kansas

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