If you decide that you want to get a public health degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 public health schools in Tucson, Arizona. Tucson has a general population of 486,699 and an overall student population of 77,749. Approximately 74,647 of Tucson's students are enrolled in schools that offer public health programs.
The largest public health school in Tucson, by student population, is University of Arizona. In 2010, approximately 54 students graduated from the Public Health program at University of Arizona.
In 2010, 77 students graduated with a public health degree from one of Tucson's public health schools. If you decide to attend one of Tucson's public health schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,519 per year in instate tuition and $35,928 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,300 for public health related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Tucson-based public health schools, you will have an added expense of $8,614 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,261.
After graduating with your credentials in public health, if you decide to work as a public health professional in Tucson, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 6 public health professionals in Arizona were working in the greater Tucson area. The government projects that the number of public health professionals in Tucson will increase by 14% by the year 2018. This projected 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 Tucson is $76,460 per year, which is lower than the average for public health professionals state-wide.
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