With an overall population of 21,342 and a student population of 22,647, approximately 22,647 of Athens students attend one of Athens's schools that offer healthcare administration programs.
Of the 1 healthcare administration schools in Athens, the largest healthcare administration school, by student population, is Ohio University-Main Campus. In 2010, Ohio University-Main Campus graduated approximately 129 students with credentials in healthcare administration.
In 2010, 129 students graduated with a healthcare administration degree from one of Athens's healthcare administration schools. Tuition in 2009 at Athens's healthcare administration schools was $22,905 per year for instate students and $31,869 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $873 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a healthcare administration program in Athens. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,408 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many healthcare administration graduates choose to work as healthcare administrators after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Athens, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 22 healthcare administrators in Ohio were working in the greater Athens area. The government projects that the number of healthcare administrators in Athens will increase by 13% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for healthcare administrators.
As a healthcare administrator in Athens, you can expect to make an average salary of $73,040 per year. This is lower than the average salary for healthcare administrators in the state.