Lewiston has a total population of 30,904 and a student population of 4,292. Of these students, 4,200 are enrolled in schools that offer health science programs.
Of the 1 health science schools in Lewiston, the largest health science school, by student population, is Lewis-Clark State College. Approximately 13 students graduated in 2010 from Lewis-Clark State College with credentials in health science.
In 2010, 13 students graduated with a health science degree in Lewiston. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,886 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Lewiston health science schools was an average of $26,076 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,520 for health science related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,100 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,356.
If you plan on staying in Lewiston after graduating from health science school, you should know that job prospects for health science professionals in Lewiston, which is the most popular health science profession, are good. In 2010, of the 10,500 health science professionals in Idaho, 800 were working in the greater Lewiston area. The number of health science professionals in Lewiston is expected to increase by 27% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for health science professionals.
As a health science professional in Lewiston, you can expect to make an average salary of $55,610 per year. This is lower than the average salary for health science professionals in the state.