Shippensburg has a general population of 5,586 and an overall student population of 8,253. Approximately 8,253 of Shippensburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer healthcare administration programs.
Shippensburg's largest healthcare administration school is Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania. In 2010, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania graduated approximately 7 students from its healthcare administration program.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with a healthcare administration degree from one of Shippensburg's healthcare administration schools. Tuition in 2009 at Shippensburg's healthcare administration schools was $17,256 per year for instate students and $25,692 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for healthcare administration related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,086 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,558.
If you decide to work as a healthcare administrator in Shippensburg, your job prospects are average. In 2010, there were 14,200 healthcare administrators in Pennsylvania. Of these healthcare administrators, 750 were working in the greater Shippensburg area. Shippensburg's healthcare administrator workforce is projected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for healthcare administrators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a healthcare administrator in Shippensburg is $74,060 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for healthcare administrators.