Russellville has a general population of 23,682 and an overall student population of 8,873. Approximately 8,814 of Russellville's students are enrolled in schools that offer healthcare management programs.
Arkansas Tech University is the largest healthcare management school in Russellville, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 13 students graduated from the Healthcare Management program at Arkansas Tech University.
A total of 13 students graduated with credentials in healthcare management from healthcare management schools in Russellville in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,688 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Russellville healthcare management schools was an average of $17,696 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,380 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a healthcare management program in Russellville. And if you live on campus at one of the Russellville-based healthcare management schools, you will have an added expense of $5,256 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,432.
Many healthcare management graduates choose to work as healthcare managers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Russellville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 32 healthcare managers in Arkansas were working in the greater Russellville area. The government projects that the number of healthcare managers in Russellville will increase by 18% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for healthcare managers.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a healthcare manager in Russellville is $61,020 per year, which is lower than the average for healthcare managers state-wide.