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Health Science Schools in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Health Science Schools in Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania has 6 health science schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in health science. Philadelphia has a total population of 1,517,550 and a student population of 150,997. Of these students, 96,379 are enrolled in schools that offer health science programs.

Philadelphia's largest health science school is University of Pennsylvania. In 2010, University of Pennsylvania graduated approximately 114 students from its health science program.

In 2010, 355 students graduated with a health science degree in Philadelphia. If you decide to attend one of Philadelphia's health science schools, you can expect to pay an average of $43,842 per year in instate tuition and $45,816 per year in out of state tuition.

In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,103 for health science related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Philadelphia-based health science schools, you will have an added expense of $9,877 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $29,886.

Health Science Salaries and Career Outlook in Philadelphia

Many health science graduates choose to work as health science professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Philadelphia, your job prospects are good. There were 135,400 health science professionals working in Pennsylvania and 44,720 working in the greater Philadelphia area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of health science professionals is expected to increase by 16% in Philadelphia. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for health science professionals.

As a health science professional in Philadelphia, 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.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Health Science Degree in Philadelphia
  • Associates Degree in Health Science
  • Bachelors Degree in Health Science
  • Health Science Classes
  • Health Science Courses
  • Health Science Training

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  1. 1Temple UniversityTemple University

    Address:
    1801 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19122-6096

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  2. 2University of PennsylvaniaUniversity of Pennsylvania

    Address:
    1 College Hall 34th and Spruce Sts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6303

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    2-4 years certificate
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  3. 3Drexel UniversityDrexel University

    Address:
    3141 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  4. 4La Salle UniversityLa Salle University

    Address:
    1900 W Olney Ave, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19141-1199

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  5. 5Thomas Jefferson UniversityThomas Jefferson University

    Address:
    1020 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  6. 6University of the SciencesUniversity of the Sciences

    Address:
    600 S 43rd Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-4495

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

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