Bangor has a general population of 31,473 and an overall student population of 6,099. Approximately 2,881 of Bangor's students are enrolled in schools that offer health science programs.
Bangor's largest health science school is Husson University. In 2010, Husson University graduated approximately 15 students with credentials in health science.
A total of 15 students graduated with credentials in health science from health science schools in Bangor in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $12,990 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for health science related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Bangor-based health science schools, you will have an added expense of $6,994 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $16,290.
Many health science graduates choose to work as health science professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Bangor, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 14,500 health science professionals in Maine. Of these health science professionals, 1,930 were working in the greater Bangor area. The number of health science professionals in Bangor is expected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for health science professionals.
As a health science professional in Bangor, you can expect to make an average salary of $66,160 per year. This is higher than the average salary for health science professionals in the state.