Pocatello has a general population of 51,466 and an overall student population of 13,585. Approximately 13,493 of Pocatello's students are enrolled in schools that offer health information programs.
The largest health information school in Pocatello, by student population, is Idaho State University. In 2010, Idaho State University graduated approximately 16 students from its health information program.
In 2010, 16 students graduated with a health information degree from one of Pocatello's health information schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,092 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Pocatello health information schools was an average of $24,894 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for health information related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,050 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,042.
If you plan on staying in Pocatello after graduating from health information school, you should know that job prospects for health information technicians in Pocatello, which is the most popular health information profession, are good. By the year 2018, the number of health information technicians is expected to increase by 24% in Pocatello. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for health information technicians.