If you are interested in pursuing health science, you may want to consider attending one of the 2 health science schools in Shreveport, Louisiana. With an overall population of 200,145 and a student population of 10,323, approximately 1,797 of Shreveport students attend one of Shreveport's schools that offer health science programs.
The largest health science school in Shreveport, by student population, is Centenary College of Louisiana. In 2010, approximately 6 students graduated from the Health Science program at Centenary College of Louisiana.
A total of 15 students graduated with credentials in health science from health science schools in Shreveport in 2010. In 2009 tuition at health science schools in Shreveport was $22,900 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for health science related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,940 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $27,470.
If you decide to work as a health science professional in Shreveport, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 40,090 health science professionals in Louisiana, 4,830 were working in the greater Shreveport area. The government projects that the number of health science professionals in Shreveport will increase by 25% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for health science professionals.
As a health science professional in Shreveport, you can expect to make an average salary of $57,520 per year. This is higher than the average salary for health science professionals in the state.
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