If you are interested in pursuing public health, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 public health schools in Tallahassee, Florida. Tallahassee has a general population of 150,624 and an overall student population of 68,614. Approximately 52,059 of Tallahassee's students are enrolled in schools that offer public health programs.
Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University is the largest public health school in Tallahassee, based on student population. Approximately 21 students graduated in 2010 from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University with credentials in public health.
A reported 39 students graduated with credentials in public health in Tallahassee in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Tallahassee's public health schools, you can expect to pay an average of $16,608 per year in instate tuition and $29,801 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,039 for public health related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,609 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $9,272.
After graduating with your credentials in public health, if you decide to work as a public health professional in Tallahassee, your job prospects are good. There were 8,660 public health professionals working in Florida and 210 working in the greater Tallahassee area in 2010. The government projects that the number of public health professionals in Tallahassee will increase by 18% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for public health professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a public health professional in Tallahassee is $81,270 per year, which is higher than the average for public health professionals state-wide.
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