Evansville has a general population of 121,582 and an overall student population of 19,891. Approximately 2,840 of Evansville's students are enrolled in schools that offer health science programs.
University of Evansville is the largest health science school in Evansville, based on student population. In 2010, University of Evansville graduated approximately 2 students with credentials in health science.
In 2010, 2 students graduated with a health science degree from one of Evansville's health science schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $26,756 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for health science related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,670 per year, on average, for room and board at Evansville-based health science schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $30,580.
After graduating with your credentials in health science, if you decide to work as a health science professional in Evansville, your job prospects are good. There were 57,310 health science professionals working in Indiana and 4,220 working in the greater Evansville area in 2010. The number of health science professionals in Evansville is expected to increase by 22% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for health science professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a health science professional in Evansville is $53,140 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for health science professionals.