With an overall population of 12,128 and a student population of 3,499, approximately 1,087 of Fulton students attend one of Fulton's schools that offer health science programs.
Of the 1 health science schools in Fulton, the largest health science school, by student population, is Westminster College. In 2010, Westminster College graduated approximately 0 students from its health science program.
In 2009 tuition at health science schools in Fulton was $18,700 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a health science program in Fulton. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,120 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you 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 Fulton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 60,770 health science professionals in Missouri, 1,280 were working in the greater Fulton area. Fulton's health science professional workforce is projected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for health science professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a health science professional in Fulton is $52,710 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for health science professionals.