Champaign has a general population of 67,518 and an overall student population of 53,696. Approximately 43,881 of Champaign's students are enrolled in schools that offer public health programs.
Of the 1 public health schools in Champaign, the largest public health school, by student population, is University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In 2010, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign graduated approximately 236 students with credentials in public health.
A reported 236 students graduated with credentials in public health in Champaign in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Champaign's public health schools was $25,522 per year for instate students and $39,664 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for public health related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,284 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Champaign after graduating from public health school, you should know that job prospects for public health professionals in Champaign, which is the most popular public health profession, are good. There were 3,870 public health professionals working in Illinois and 140 working in the greater Champaign area in 2010. Champaign's public health professional workforce is projected to increase by 20% by the year 2018. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for public health professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a public health professional in Champaign is $43,790 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for public health professionals.