Lincoln, Nebraska has 2 health science schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in health science. Lincoln has a total population of 225,581 and a student population of 42,081. Of these students, 24,983 are enrolled in schools that offer health science programs.
Lincoln's largest health science school is Union College. In 2010, approximately 10 students graduated from the Health Science program at Union College.
A total of 11 students graduated with credentials in health science from health science schools in Lincoln in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,957 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Lincoln health science schools was an average of $28,477 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $995 for health science related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,525 per year, on average, for room and board at Lincoln-based health science schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,135.
Many health science graduates choose to work as health science professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Lincoln, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 21,220 health science professionals in Nebraska, 3,600 were working in the greater Lincoln area. The number of health science professionals in Lincoln is expected to increase by 24% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for health science professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a health science professional in Lincoln is $53,120 per year, which is higher than the average for health science professionals state-wide.
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