With an overall population of 166,179 and a student population of 59,899, approximately 17,558 of Dayton students attend one of Dayton's schools that offer health science programs.
Wright State University-Main Campus is the largest health science school in Dayton, based on student population. In 2010, Wright State University-Main Campus graduated approximately 8 students from its health science program.
In 2010, 11 students graduated with a health science degree from one of Dayton's health science schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $23,640 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Dayton health science schools was an average of $30,702 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,836 for health science related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,590 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $12,096.
If you decide to work as a health science professional in Dayton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 118,680 health science professionals in Ohio, 9,640 were working in the greater Dayton area. By the year 2018, the number of health science professionals is expected to increase by 17% in Dayton. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for health science professionals.
As a health science professional in Dayton, you can expect to make an average salary of $60,380 per year. This is higher than the average salary for health science professionals in the state.