With an overall population of 52,894 and a student population of 27,916, approximately 23,597 of Flagstaff students attend one of Flagstaff's schools that offer public health programs.
The largest public health school in Flagstaff, by student population, is Northern Arizona University. In 2010, Northern Arizona University graduated approximately 66 students from its public health program.
In 2010, 66 students graduated with a public health degree in Flagstaff. Tuition in 2009 at Flagstaff's public health schools was $19,755 per year for instate students and $30,981 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $916 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a public health program in Flagstaff. And if you live on campus at one of the Flagstaff-based public health schools, you will have an added expense of $7,872 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,892.
If you plan on staying in Flagstaff after graduating from public health school, you should know that job prospects for public health professionals in Flagstaff, which is the most popular public health profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 36 public health professionals in Arizona were working in the greater Flagstaff area. The government projects that the number of public health professionals in Flagstaff will increase by 14% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for public health professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a public health professional in Flagstaff is $94,710 per year, which is higher than the average for public health professionals state-wide.