With an overall population of 51,466 and a student population of 13,585, approximately 13,493 of Pocatello students attend one of Pocatello's schools that offer public health programs.
Idaho State University is the largest public health school in Pocatello, based on student population. In 2010, Idaho State University graduated approximately 22 students with credentials in public health.
In 2010, 31 students graduated with a public health degree from one of Pocatello's public health schools. Tuition in 2009 at Pocatello's public health schools was $15,092 per year for instate students and $24,894 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a public health 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 decide to work as a public health professional in Pocatello, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 1,510 public health professionals in Idaho. Of these public health professionals, 70 were working in the greater Pocatello area. The number of public health professionals in Pocatello is expected to increase by 22% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for public health professionals.
As a public health professional in Pocatello, you can expect to make an average salary of $53,720 per year. This is lower than the average salary for public health professionals in the state.