With an overall population of 1,742 and a student population of 468, approximately 468 of South Lancaster students attend one of South Lancaster's schools that offer health science programs.
Of the 1 health science schools in South Lancaster, the largest health science school, by student population, is Atlantic Union College. Approximately 4 students graduated in 2010 from Atlantic Union College with credentials in health science.
A total of 4 students graduated with credentials in health science from health science schools in South Lancaster in 2010. In 2009 tuition at health science schools in South Lancaster was $16,570 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $960 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a health science program in South Lancaster. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,000 per year, on average, for room and board at South Lancaster-based health science schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $24,030.
If you plan on staying in South Lancaster after graduating from health science school, you should know that job prospects for health science professionals in South Lancaster, which is the most popular health science profession, are good. In 2010, of the 83,320 health science professionals in Massachusetts, 7,510 were working in the greater South Lancaster area. South Lancaster's health science professional workforce is projected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for health science professionals.
As a health science professional in South Lancaster, you can expect to make an average salary of $80,120 per year. This is higher than the average salary for health science professionals in the state.