Atlanta, Georgia has 2 health science schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in health science. With an overall population of 416,474 and a student population of 92,079, approximately 43,357 of Atlanta students attend one of Atlanta's schools that offer health science programs.
The largest health science school in Atlanta, by student population, is Emory University. In 2010, Emory University graduated approximately 102 students from its health science program.
A reported 103 students graduated with credentials in health science in Atlanta in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Atlanta's health science schools, you can expect to pay an average of $37,139 per year in instate tuition and $46,244 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,050 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a health science program in Atlanta. And if you live on campus at one of the Atlanta-based health science schools, you will have an added expense of $9,963 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $13,018.
If you plan on staying in Atlanta after graduating from health science school, you should know that job prospects for health science professionals in Atlanta, which is the most popular health science profession, are good. There were 66,610 health science professionals working in Georgia and 33,790 working in the greater Atlanta area in 2010. The government projects that the number of health science professionals in Atlanta will increase by 35% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for health science professionals.
As a health science professional in Atlanta, you can expect to make an average salary of $64,100 per year. This is higher than the average salary for health science professionals in the state.
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