With an overall population of 1,321,045 and a student population of 86,666, approximately 34,205 of Phoenix students attend one of Phoenix's schools that offer public health programs.
Of the 1 public health schools in Phoenix, the largest public health school, by student population, is Grand Canyon University. In 2010, Grand Canyon University graduated approximately 0 students from its public health program.
In 2009 tuition at public health schools in Phoenix was $17,060 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,750 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a public health program in Phoenix. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $14,592 per year, on average, for room and board at Phoenix-based public health schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in public health, if you decide to work as a public health professional in Phoenix, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 6,670 public health professionals in Arizona. Of these public health professionals, 4,450 were working in the greater Phoenix area. The number of public health professionals in Phoenix is expected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for public health professionals.
As a public health professional in Phoenix, you can expect to make an average salary of $76,700 per year. This is lower than the average salary for public health professionals in the state.