With an overall population of 120,758 and a student population of 21,479, approximately 1,300 of Cedar Rapids students attend one of Cedar Rapids's schools that offer health science programs.
The largest health science school in Cedar Rapids, by student population, is Coe College. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Health Science program at Coe College.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $29,270 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 at one of the Cedar Rapids-based health science schools, you will have an added expense of $7,150 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in health science, if you decide to work as a health science professional in Cedar Rapids, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 14 health science professionals in Iowa were working in the greater Cedar Rapids area. The number of health science professionals in Cedar Rapids is expected to increase by 22% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for health science professionals.
As a health science professional in Cedar Rapids, you can expect to make an average salary of $44,970 per year. This is lower than the average salary for health science professionals in the state.