Slippery Rock has a general population of 3,068 and an overall student population of 8,648. Approximately 8,648 of Slippery Rock's students are enrolled in schools that offer public health programs.
Of the 1 public health schools in Slippery Rock, the largest public health school, by student population, is Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania. In 2010, approximately 38 students graduated from the Public Health program at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania.
In 2010, 38 students graduated with a public health degree in Slippery Rock. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,032 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Slippery Rock public health schools was an average of $21,913 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,363 for public health related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Slippery Rock-based public health schools, you will have an added expense of $8,554 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in public health, if you decide to work as a public health professional in Slippery Rock, your job prospects are average. There were 14,200 public health professionals working in Pennsylvania and 2,160 working in the greater Slippery Rock area in 2010. Slippery Rock's public health professional workforce is projected to 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 Slippery Rock is $77,510 per year, which is higher than the average for public health professionals state-wide.