Bowling Green has a general population of 49,296 and an overall student population of 26,653. Approximately 20,712 of Bowling Green's students are enrolled in schools that offer health science programs.
Of the 1 health science schools in Bowling Green, the largest health science school, by student population, is Western Kentucky University. In 2010, approximately 13 students graduated from the Health Science program at Western Kentucky University.
A reported 13 students graduated with credentials in health science in Bowling Green in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,151 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Bowling Green health science schools was an average of $26,735 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a health science program in Bowling Green. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,351 per year, on average, for room and board at Bowling Green-based health science schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many health science graduates choose to work as health science professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Bowling Green, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 43,500 health science professionals in Kentucky. Of these health science professionals, 1,380 were working in the greater Bowling Green area. By the year 2018, the number of health science professionals is expected to increase by 23% in Bowling Green. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for health science professionals.
As a health science professional in Bowling Green, you can expect to make an average salary of $57,410 per year. This is higher than the average salary for health science professionals in the state.
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