With an overall population of 74,239 and a student population of 20,444, approximately 19,853 of Evanston students attend one of Evanston's schools that offer public health programs.
The largest public health school in Evanston, by student population, is Northwestern University. In 2010, Northwestern University graduated approximately 16 students from its public health program.
A total of 16 students graduated with credentials in public health from public health schools in Evanston in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $38,463 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,685 for public health related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,703 per year, on average, for room and board at Evanston-based public health schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $42,864.
Many public health graduates choose to work as public health professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Evanston, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 8,980 public health professionals in Illinois. Of these public health professionals, 6,090 were working in the greater Evanston area. The number of public health professionals in Evanston is expected to increase by 15% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for public health professionals.