With an overall population of 14,895 and a student population of 14,836, approximately 14,638 of Indiana students attend one of Indiana's schools that offer public health programs.
Indiana's largest public health school is Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus. In 2010, approximately 12 students graduated from the Public Health program at Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus.
In 2010, 16 students graduated with a public health degree from one of Indiana's public health schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,995 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Indiana public health schools was an average of $28,431 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for public health related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,558 per year, on average, for room and board at Indiana-based public health schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a public health professional in Indiana, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 14,200 public health professionals in Pennsylvania, 290 were working in the greater Indiana area. The government projects that the number of public health professionals in Indiana will increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for public health professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a public health professional in Indiana is $61,000 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for public health professionals.