With an overall population of 14,774 and a student population of 1,758, approximately 1,530 of Forrest City students attend one of Forrest City's schools that offer health science programs.
East Arkansas Community College is the largest health science school in Forrest City, based on student population. Approximately 52 students graduated in 2010 from East Arkansas Community College with credentials in health science.
In 2010, 52 students graduated with a health science certificate from one of Forrest City's health science schools. If you decide to attend a health science school in Forrest City, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,040.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for health science related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Forrest City after graduating from health science school, you should know that job prospects for health science professionals in Forrest City, which is the most popular health science profession, are good. In 2010, there were 23,510 health science professionals in Arkansas. Of these health science professionals, 1,840 were working in the greater Forrest City area. Forrest City's health science professional workforce is projected to increase by 27% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for health science professionals.
As a health science professional in Forrest City, you can expect to make an average salary of $50,060 per year. This is lower than the average salary for health science professionals in the state.