With an overall population of 112,936 and a student population of 20,393, approximately 13,049 of Peoria students attend one of Peoria's schools that offer public health programs.
Peoria's largest public health school is Illinois Central College. In 2010, approximately 2 students graduated from the Public Health program at Illinois Central College.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a public health degree from one of Peoria's public health schools. If you decide to attend a public health school in Peoria, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,610.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for public health related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as a public health professional in Peoria, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 8,980 public health professionals in Illinois. Of these public health professionals, 560 were working in the greater Peoria area. The number of public health professionals in Peoria 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.
As a public health professional in Peoria, you can expect to make an average salary of $66,310 per year. This is lower than the average salary for public health professionals in the state.