Easton has a general population of 26,263 and an overall student population of 2,406. Approximately 2,406 of Easton's students are enrolled in schools that offer health science programs.
Of the 1 health science schools in Easton, the largest health science school, by student population, is Lafayette College. In 2010, approximately 27 students graduated from the Health Science program at Lafayette College.
In 2010, 27 students graduated with a health science degree in Easton. If you decide to attend a health science school in Easton, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $38,490.
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 Easton. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,799 per year, on average, for room and board at Easton-based health science schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a health science professional in Easton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 135,400 health science professionals in Pennsylvania, 7,700 were working in the greater Easton area. The government projects that the number of health science professionals in Easton 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 Easton is $64,730 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for health science professionals.