Williamsport has a general population of 30,706 and an overall student population of 7,958. Approximately 6,409 of Williamsport's students are enrolled in schools that offer health science programs.
Pennsylvania College of Technology is the largest health science school in Williamsport, based on student population. In 2010, Pennsylvania College of Technology graduated approximately 30 students with credentials in health science.
A total of 30 students graduated with credentials in health science from health science schools in Williamsport in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Williamsport's health science schools, you can expect to pay an average of $24,505 per year in instate tuition and $27,655 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for health science related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,350 per year, on average, for room and board at Williamsport-based health science schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $16,155.
Many health science graduates choose to work as health science professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Williamsport, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 133 health science professionals in Pennsylvania were working in the greater Williamsport area. Williamsport's health science professional workforce is projected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for health science professionals.
As a health science professional in Williamsport, you can expect to make an average salary of $57,140 per year. This is higher than the average salary for health science professionals in the state.