With an overall population of 45,386 and a student population of 26,450, approximately 21,184 of Normal students attend one of Normal's schools that offer public health programs.
The largest public health school in Normal, by student population, is Illinois State University. In 2010, Illinois State University graduated approximately 21 students from its public health program.
In 2010, 33 students graduated with a public health degree in Normal. Tuition in 2009 at Normal's public health schools was $22,751 per year for instate students and $28,781 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,084 for public health related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,882 per year, on average, for room and board at Normal-based public health schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Normal after graduating from public health school, you should know that job prospects for public health professionals in Normal, which is the most popular public health profession, are good. In 2010, there were 8,980 public health professionals in Illinois. Of these public health professionals, 80 were working in the greater Normal area. Normal's public health professional workforce is projected to increase by 15% 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 Normal is $83,990 per year, which is higher than the average for public health professionals state-wide.