With an overall population of 7,939 and a student population of 2,895, approximately 2,473 of Poteau students attend one of Poteau's schools that offer health science programs.
The largest health science school in Poteau, by student population, is Carl Albert State College. Approximately 91 students graduated in 2010 from Carl Albert State College with credentials in health science.
A reported 91 students graduated with credentials in health science in Poteau in 2010. If you decide to attend a health science school in Poteau, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,104.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,300 for health science related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,100 per year, on average, for room and board at Poteau-based health science schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,924.
If you decide to work as a health science professional in Poteau, your job prospects are good. There were 27,920 health science professionals working in Oklahoma and 1,990 working in the greater Poteau area in 2010. The number of health science professionals in Poteau is expected to increase by 27% by the year 2018. 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 Poteau is $48,120 per year, which is lower than the average for health science professionals state-wide.