Emporia has a general population of 26,760 and an overall student population of 6,920. Approximately 6,314 of Emporia's students are enrolled in schools that offer public health programs.
Emporia's largest public health school is Emporia State University. In 2010, Emporia State University graduated approximately 19 students with credentials in public health.
A reported 19 students graduated with credentials in public health in Emporia in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Emporia's public health schools was $15,372 per year for instate students and $24,576 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for public health related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Emporia-based public health schools, you will have an added expense of $6,146 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a public health professional in Emporia, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 3,090 public health professionals in Kansas, 750 were working in the greater Emporia area. Emporia's public health professional workforce is projected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for public health professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a public health professional in Emporia is $62,850 per year, which is lower than the average for public health professionals state-wide.