Durham has a general population of 9,024 and an overall student population of 15,253. Approximately 15,253 of Durham's students are enrolled in schools that offer public health programs.
The largest public health school in Durham, by student population, is University of New Hampshire-Main Campus. In 2010, approximately 15 students graduated from the Public Health program at University of New Hampshire-Main Campus.
A reported 15 students graduated with credentials in public health in Durham in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Durham's public health schools was $25,348 per year for instate students and $39,318 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for public health related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,674 per year, on average, for room and board at Durham-based public health schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $17,550.
If you decide to work as a public health professional in Durham, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 9 public health professionals in New Hampshire were working in the greater Durham area. Durham's public health professional workforce is projected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for public health professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a public health professional in Durham is $78,880 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for public health professionals.