Norman has a total population of 95,694 and a student population of 26,981. Of these students, 25,881 are enrolled in schools that offer health science programs.
The largest health science school in Norman, by student population, is University of Oklahoma Norman Campus. In 2010, approximately 1 students graduated from the Health Science program at University of Oklahoma Norman Campus.
A total of 1 students graduated with credentials in health science from health science schools in Norman in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,790 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Norman health science schools was an average of $29,771 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,016 for health science related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Norman-based health science schools, you will have an added expense of $7,598 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Norman after graduating from health science school, you should know that job prospects for health science professionals in Norman, which is the most popular health science profession, are good. In 2010, there were 27,920 health science professionals in Oklahoma. Of these health science professionals, 11,040 were working in the greater Norman area. By the year 2018, the number of health science professionals is expected to increase by 27% in Norman. This anticipated 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 Norman is $56,130 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for health science professionals.