Greenville has a total population of 60,476 and a student population of 27,955. Of these students, 27,654 are enrolled in schools that offer health science programs.
Greenville's largest health science school is East Carolina University. Approximately 2 students graduated in 2010 from East Carolina University with credentials in health science.
A reported 3 students graduated with credentials in health science in Greenville in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,502 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Greenville health science schools was an average of $27,336 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,075 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a health science program in Greenville. And if you live on campus at one of the Greenville-based health science schools, you will have an added expense of $7,800 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,702.
After graduating with your credentials in health science, if you decide to work as a health science professional in Greenville, your job prospects are good. There were 9,000 health science professionals working in North Carolina and 480 working in the greater Greenville area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of health science professionals is expected to increase by 24% in Greenville. This anticipated 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 Greenville is $24,830 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for health science professionals.