Prescott has a total population of 33,938 and a student population of 11,158. Of these students, 1,119 are enrolled in schools that offer health science programs.
Prescott's largest health science school is Prescott College. Approximately 0 students graduated in 2010 from Prescott College with credentials in health science.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $24,643 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $624 for health science related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,630 per year, on average, for room and board at Prescott-based health science schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,805.
Many health science graduates choose to work as health science professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Prescott, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 31 health science professionals in Arizona were working in the greater Prescott area. Prescott's health science professional workforce is projected to increase by 23% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for health science professionals.
As a health science professional in Prescott, you can expect to make an average salary of $71,580 per year. This is higher than the average salary for health science professionals in the state.