Lebanon has a total population of 3,523 and a student population of 3,284. Of these students, 3,284 are enrolled in schools that offer health science programs.
McKendree University is the largest health science school in Lebanon, based on student population. In 2010, McKendree University graduated approximately 2 students with credentials in health science.
A reported 2 students graduated with credentials in health science in Lebanon in 2010. If you decide to attend a health science school in Lebanon, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $22,070.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for health science related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,220 per year, on average, for room and board at Lebanon-based health science schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $26,110.
Many health science graduates choose to work as health science professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Lebanon, your job prospects are good. There were 110,740 health science professionals working in Illinois and 35,270 working in the greater Lebanon area in 2010. The government projects that the number of health science professionals in Lebanon will increase by 20% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for health science professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a health science professional in Lebanon is $57,800 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for health science professionals.