Newton has a total population of 8,244 and a student population of 4,208. Of these students, 4,208 are enrolled in schools that offer health science programs.
The largest health science school in Newton, by student population, is Sussex County Community College. In 2010, Sussex County Community College graduated approximately 3 students from its health science program.
A reported 3 students graduated with credentials in health science in Newton in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,690 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,323 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a health science program in Newton.
If you plan on staying in Newton after graduating from health science school, you should know that job prospects for health science professionals in Newton, which is the most popular health science profession, are good. In 2010, of the 79,500 health science professionals in New Jersey, 19,580 were working in the greater Newton area. Newton's health science professional workforce is projected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for health science professionals.
As a health science professional in Newton, you can expect to make an average salary of $78,180 per year. This is higher than the average salary for health science professionals in the state.