Collegeville has a general population of 8,032 and an overall student population of 1,742. Approximately 1,742 of Collegeville's students are enrolled in schools that offer health science programs.
The largest health science school in Collegeville, by student population, is Ursinus College. In 2010, Ursinus College graduated approximately 9 students with credentials in health science.
In 2010, 9 students graduated with a health science degree in Collegeville. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $38,670 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a health science program in Collegeville. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,250 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $44,370.
If you decide to work as a health science professional in Collegeville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 health science professionals in Pennsylvania were working in the greater Collegeville area. The government projects that the number of health science professionals in Collegeville will increase by 16% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for health science professionals.
As a health science professional in Collegeville, you can expect to make an average salary of $71,210 per year. This is higher than the average salary for health science professionals in the state.