With an overall population of 185,401 and a student population of 36,713, approximately 17,852 of San Bernardino students attend one of San Bernardino's schools that offer health science programs.
California State University-San Bernardino is the largest health science school in San Bernardino, based on student population. Approximately 57 students graduated in 2010 from California State University-San Bernardino with credentials in health science.
In 2010, 57 students graduated with a health science degree in San Bernardino. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,350 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all San Bernardino health science schools was an average of $30,510 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,638 for health science related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the San Bernardino-based health science schools, you will have an added expense of $6,987 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,353.
Many health science graduates choose to work as health science professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in San Bernardino, your job prospects are good. There were 236,400 health science professionals working in California and 21,780 working in the greater San Bernardino area in 2010. San Bernardino's health science professional workforce is projected to increase by 25% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for health science professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a health science professional in San Bernardino is $78,540 per year, which is lower than the average for health science professionals state-wide.