With an overall population of 39,643 and a student population of 5,148, approximately 966 of Sumter students attend one of Sumter's schools that offer public health programs.
Of the 1 public health schools in Sumter, the largest public health school, by student population, is Morris College. In 2010, Morris College graduated approximately 11 students from its public health program.
A reported 11 students graduated with credentials in public health in Sumter in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $9,901 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,900 for public health related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,386 per year, on average, for room and board at Sumter-based public health schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $14,551.
After graduating with your credentials in public health, if you decide to work as a public health professional in Sumter, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 4,130 public health professionals in South Carolina, 30 were working in the greater Sumter area. The number of public health professionals in Sumter is expected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This anticipated 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 Sumter is $67,190 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for public health professionals.