There are 2 health science schools in Fullerton, California. With an overall population of 126,003 and a student population of 60,112, approximately 36,656 of Fullerton students attend one of Fullerton's schools that offer health science programs.
California State University-Fullerton is the largest health science school in Fullerton, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 163 students graduated from the Health Science program at California State University-Fullerton.
In 2010, 163 students graduated with a health science degree from one of Fullerton's health science schools. If you decide to attend one of Fullerton's health science schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,182 per year in instate tuition and $30,142 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,638 for health science related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,775 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,200.
Many health science graduates choose to work as health science professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Fullerton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 236,400 health science professionals in California, 22,840 were working in the greater Fullerton area. The number of health science professionals in Fullerton is expected to increase by 25% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for health science professionals.
As a health science professional in Fullerton, you can expect to make an average salary of $78,490 per year. This is lower than the average salary for health science professionals in the state.