Rome has a general population of 34,980 and an overall student population of 12,418. Approximately 5,994 of Rome's students are enrolled in schools that offer health science programs.
Rome's largest health science school is Georgia Northwestern Technical College. Approximately 2 students graduated in 2010 from Georgia Northwestern Technical College with credentials in health science.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a health science certificate from one of Rome's health science schools. If you decide to attend a health science school in Rome, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,043.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,460 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a health science program in Rome.
Many health science graduates choose to work as health science professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Rome, your job prospects are good. There were 66,610 health science professionals working in Georgia and 1,270 working in the greater Rome area in 2010. Rome's health science professional workforce is projected to 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 Rome, you can expect to make an average salary of $58,810 per year. This is higher than the average salary for health science professionals in the state.