Davenport has a total population of 98,359 and a student population of 14,811. Of these students, 3,729 are enrolled in schools that offer health science programs.
Saint Ambrose University is the largest health science school in Davenport, based on student population. In 2010, Saint Ambrose University graduated approximately 2 students from its health science program.
A total of 2 students graduated with credentials in health science from health science schools in Davenport in 2010. If you decide to attend a health science school in Davenport, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $22,590.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,250 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a health science program in Davenport. And if you live on campus at one of the Davenport-based health science schools, you will have an added expense of $8,255 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 Davenport after graduating from health science school, you should know that job prospects for health science professionals in Davenport, which is the most popular health science profession, are good. There were 32,250 health science professionals working in Iowa and 4,070 working in the greater Davenport area in 2010. The number of health science professionals in Davenport 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 Davenport is $46,800 per year, which is lower than the average for health science professionals state-wide.