Lancaster has a total population of 56,348 and a student population of 5,789. Of these students, 2,175 are enrolled in schools that offer public health programs.
Of the 1 public health schools in Lancaster, the largest public health school, by student population, is Franklin and Marshall College. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Public Health program at Franklin and Marshall College.
If you decide to attend a public health school in Lancaster, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $39,980.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $700 for public health related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,430 per year, on average, for room and board at Lancaster-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 Lancaster, your job prospects are average. In 2010, 1 out of every 35 public health professionals in Pennsylvania were working in the greater Lancaster area. The number of public health professionals in Lancaster is expected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for public health professionals.