Conway has a general population of 11,788 and an overall student population of 15,612. Approximately 8,360 of Conway's students are enrolled in schools that offer public health programs.
Of the 1 public health schools in Conway, the largest public health school, by student population, is Coastal Carolina University. In 2010, Coastal Carolina University graduated approximately 74 students from its public health program.
A reported 74 students graduated with credentials in public health in Conway in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Conway's public health schools was $21,686 per year for instate students and $31,506 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,071 for public health related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Conway-based public health schools, you will have an added expense of $7,200 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 Conway, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 4,130 public health professionals in South Carolina. Of these public health professionals, 130 were working in the greater Conway area. Conway's public health professional workforce is projected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for public health professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a public health professional in Conway is $72,480 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for public health professionals.