Biddeford has a total population of 20,942 and a student population of 4,493. Of these students, 4,493 are enrolled in schools that offer health science programs.
University of New England is the largest health science school in Biddeford, based on student population. In 2010, University of New England graduated approximately 41 students with credentials in health science.
A reported 41 students graduated with credentials in health science in Biddeford in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $27,920 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,350 for health science related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,870 per year, on average, for room and board at Biddeford-based health science schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in health science, if you decide to work as a health science professional in Biddeford, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 health science professionals in Maine were working in the greater Biddeford area. By the year 2018, the number of health science professionals is expected to increase by 16% in Biddeford. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for health science professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a health science professional in Biddeford is $59,120 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for health science professionals.