With an overall population of 56,002 and a student population of 23,214, approximately 2,962 of Greenville students attend one of Greenville's schools that offer health science programs.
The largest health science school in Greenville, by student population, is Furman University. In 2010, approximately 6 students graduated from the Health Science program at Furman University.
A reported 6 students graduated with credentials in health science in Greenville in 2010. If you decide to attend a health science school in Greenville, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $36,656.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,110 for health science related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Greenville-based health science schools, you will have an added expense of $9,170 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Greenville after graduating from health science school, you should know that job prospects for health science professionals in Greenville, which is the most popular health science profession, are good. In 2010, of the 38,400 health science professionals in South Carolina, 6,240 were working in the greater Greenville area. By the year 2018, the number of health science professionals is expected to increase by 25% in Greenville. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for health science professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a health science professional in Greenville is $58,190 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for health science professionals.