With an overall population of 24,821 and a student population of 1,804, approximately 1,804 of Bristol students attend one of Bristol's schools that offer health science programs.
Of the 1 health science schools in Bristol, the largest health science school, by student population, is King College. In 2010, King College graduated approximately 6 students from its health science program.
In 2010, 6 students graduated with a health science degree from one of Bristol's health science schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $21,880 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for health science related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,418 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $27,980.
If you decide to work as a health science professional in Bristol, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 13 health science professionals in Tennessee were working in the greater Bristol area. The number of health science professionals in Bristol is expected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for health science professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a health science professional in Bristol is $48,170 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for health science professionals.