Ada has a total population of 15,691 and a student population of 4,861. Of these students, 4,612 are enrolled in schools that offer public health programs.
Ada's largest public health school is East Central University. In 2010, East Central University graduated approximately 10 students from its public health program.
A total of 10 students graduated with credentials in public health from public health schools in Ada in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Ada's public health schools, you can expect to pay an average of $14,137 per year in instate tuition and $20,152 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a public health program in Ada. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,240 per year, on average, for room and board at Ada-based public health schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many public health graduates choose to work as public health professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Ada, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 4,550 public health professionals in Oklahoma, 250 were working in the greater Ada area. The government projects that the number of public health professionals in Ada will increase by 17% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for public health professionals.
As a public health professional in Ada, you can expect to make an average salary of $65,820 per year. This is lower than the average salary for public health professionals in the state.