Bloomington has a general population of 69,291 and an overall student population of 48,301. Approximately 42,347 of Bloomington's students are enrolled in schools that offer health science programs.
Of the 1 health science schools in Bloomington, the largest health science school, by student population, is Indiana University-Bloomington. Approximately 37 students graduated in 2010 from Indiana University-Bloomington with credentials in health science.
In 2010, 44 students graduated with a health science degree from one of Bloomington's health science schools. If you decide to attend one of Bloomington's health science schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,099 per year in instate tuition and $37,646 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $792 for health science related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Bloomington-based health science schools, you will have an added expense of $7,546 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Bloomington after graduating from health science school, you should know that job prospects for health science professionals in Bloomington, which is the most popular health science profession, are good. In 2010, of the 57,310 health science professionals in Indiana, 1,340 were working in the greater Bloomington area. The number of health science professionals in Bloomington is expected to increase by 22% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for health science professionals.
As a health science professional in Bloomington, you can expect to make an average salary of $55,570 per year. This is higher than the average salary for health science professionals in the state.