Pocatello has a total population of 51,466 and a student population of 13,585. Of these students, 13,493 are enrolled in schools that offer health science programs.
Of the 1 health science schools in Pocatello, the largest health science school, by student population, is Idaho State University. Approximately 5 students graduated in 2010 from Idaho State University with credentials in health science.
In 2010, 5 students graduated with a health science degree from one of Pocatello's health science schools. If you decide to attend one of Pocatello's health science schools, you can expect to pay an average of $15,092 per year in instate tuition and $24,894 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a health science program in Pocatello. 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 science school, you should know that job prospects for health science professionals in Pocatello, which is the most popular health science profession, are good. There were 10,500 health science professionals working in Idaho and 520 working in the greater Pocatello area in 2010. Pocatello's health science professional workforce is projected to increase by 27% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for health science professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a health science professional in Pocatello is $61,140 per year, which is higher than the average for health science professionals state-wide.