Newport has a general population of 17,048 and an overall student population of 15,498. Approximately 15,378 of Newport's students are enrolled in schools that offer health science programs.
Northern Kentucky University is the largest health science school in Newport, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 34 students graduated from the Health Science program at Northern Kentucky University.
A reported 34 students graduated with credentials in health science in Newport in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Newport's health science schools was $17,509 per year for instate students and $23,509 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for health science related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,455 per year, on average, for room and board at Newport-based health science schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,054.
If you decide to work as a health science professional in Newport, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 43,500 health science professionals in Kentucky. Of these health science professionals, 23,260 were working in the greater Newport area. By the year 2018, the number of health science professionals is expected to increase by 23% in Newport. This anticipated 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 Newport is $61,170 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for health science professionals.
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