Waterville has a general population of 15,605 and an overall student population of 2,835. Approximately 1,838 of Waterville's students are enrolled in schools that offer health science programs.
The largest health science school in Waterville, by student population, is Colby College. In 2010, Colby College graduated approximately 10 students with credentials in health science.
In 2010, 10 students graduated with a health science degree in Waterville.
You should also anticipate spending about $700 for health science related books and supplies every year.
Many health science graduates choose to work as health science professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Waterville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 14,500 health science professionals in Maine. Of these health science professionals, 4,680 were working in the greater Waterville area. The government projects that the number of health science professionals in Waterville will increase by 16% by the year 2018. 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 Waterville is $59,120 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for health science professionals.