Kirksville has a general population of 16,988 and an overall student population of 9,577. Approximately 3,702 of Kirksville's students are enrolled in schools that offer health science programs.
Kirksville's largest health science school is A T Still University of Health Sciences. In 2010, A T Still University of Health Sciences graduated approximately 4 students from its health science program.
In 2010, 4 students graduated with a health science degree from one of Kirksville's health science schools.
Many health science graduates choose to work as health science professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Kirksville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 60,770 health science professionals in Missouri. Of these health science professionals, 1,730 were working in the greater Kirksville area. Kirksville's health science professional workforce is projected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for health science professionals.
As a health science professional in Kirksville, you can expect to make an average salary of $48,300 per year. This is lower than the average salary for health science professionals in the state.