With an overall population of 11,917 and a student population of 6,854, approximately 5,175 of Bemidji students attend one of Bemidji's schools that offer public health programs.
Of the 1 public health schools in Bemidji, the largest public health school, by student population, is Bemidji State University. In 2010, Bemidji State University graduated approximately 7 students from its public health program.
In 2010, 7 students graduated with a public health degree in Bemidji. In 2009 tuition at public health schools in Bemidji was $7,202 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $800 for public health related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Bemidji-based public health schools, you will have an added expense of $6,240 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,290.
After graduating with your credentials in public health, if you decide to work as a public health professional in Bemidji, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 6,020 public health professionals in Minnesota. Of these public health professionals, 400 were working in the greater Bemidji area. By the year 2018, the number of public health professionals is expected to increase by 15% in Bemidji. This projected change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for public health professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a public health professional in Bemidji is $77,960 per year, which is lower than the average for public health professionals state-wide.