If you decide that you want to get a health science degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 health science schools in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Bethlehem has a total population of 71,329 and a student population of 20,642. Of these students, 9,053 are enrolled in schools that offer health science programs.
The largest health science school in Bethlehem, by student population, is Lehigh University. In 2010, Lehigh University graduated approximately 38 students from its health science program.
In 2010, 39 students graduated with a health science degree from one of Bethlehem's health science schools. In 2009 tuition at health science schools in Bethlehem was $34,940 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $975 for health science related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,464 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $36,026.
After graduating with your credentials in health science, if you decide to work as a health science professional in Bethlehem, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 16 health science professionals in Pennsylvania were working in the greater Bethlehem area. The government projects that the number of health science professionals in Bethlehem will increase by 16% 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 Bethlehem is $64,730 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for health science professionals.
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