With an overall population of 6,789 and a student population of 663, approximately 663 of Brevard students attend one of Brevard's schools that offer health science programs.
Brevard's largest health science school is Brevard College. In 2010, Brevard College graduated approximately 4 students from its health science program.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a health science degree in Brevard. In 2009 tuition at health science schools in Brevard was $20,900 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for health science related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Brevard-based health science schools, you will have an added expense of $7,850 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $26,150.
After graduating with your credentials in health science, if you decide to work as a health science professional in Brevard, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 84,300 health science professionals in North Carolina, 3,560 were working in the greater Brevard area. The number of health science professionals in Brevard is expected to increase by 27% by the year 2018. This projected 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 Brevard is $53,110 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for health science professionals.