Tonkawa has a total population of 3,299 and a student population of 5,228. Of these students, 5,228 are enrolled in schools that offer health science programs.
Northern Oklahoma College is the largest health science school in Tonkawa, based on student population. In 2010, Northern Oklahoma College graduated approximately 4 students from its health science program.
A reported 4 students graduated with credentials in health science in Tonkawa in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Tonkawa's health science schools was $9,713 per year for instate students and $13,223 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for health science related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,010 per year, on average, for room and board at Tonkawa-based health science schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,903.
If you plan on staying in Tonkawa after graduating from health science school, you should know that job prospects for health science professionals in Tonkawa, which is the most popular health science profession, are good. There were 27,920 health science professionals working in Oklahoma and 1,690 working in the greater Tonkawa area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of health science professionals is expected to increase by 27% in Tonkawa. This projected 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 Tonkawa is $51,140 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for health science professionals.