Somerville has a general population of 12,423 and an overall student population of 7,888. Approximately 7,888 of Somerville's students are enrolled in schools that offer health science programs.
Of the 1 health science schools in Somerville, the largest health science school, by student population, is Raritan Valley Community College. In 2010, Raritan Valley Community College graduated approximately 3 students with credentials in health science.
A reported 3 students graduated with credentials in health science in Somerville in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,803 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,300 for health science related books and supplies every year.
Many health science graduates choose to work as health science professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Somerville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 9 health science professionals in New Jersey were working in the greater Somerville area. Somerville's health science professional workforce is projected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This projected 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 Somerville is $75,250 per year, which is higher than the average for health science professionals state-wide.