With an overall population of 17,257 and a student population of 15,173, approximately 14,944 of Rexburg students attend one of Rexburg's schools that offer public health programs.
Brigham Young University-Idaho is the largest public health school in Rexburg, based on student population. In 2010, Brigham Young University-Idaho graduated approximately 169 students from its public health program.
In 2010, 169 students graduated with a public health degree from one of Rexburg's public health schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,580 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,152 for public health related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $1,800 per year, on average, for room and board at Rexburg-based public health schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,294.
After graduating with your credentials in public health, if you decide to work as a public health professional in Rexburg, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 1,510 public health professionals in Idaho. Of these public health professionals, 60 were working in the greater Rexburg area. By the year 2018, the number of public health professionals is expected to increase by 22% in Rexburg. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for public health professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a public health professional in Rexburg is $68,520 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for public health professionals.