With an overall population of 113,866 and a student population of 17,745, approximately 13,992 of Beaumont students attend one of Beaumont's schools that offer health science programs.
Lamar University is the largest health science school in Beaumont, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 13 students graduated from the Health Science program at Lamar University.
A total of 13 students graduated with credentials in health science from health science schools in Beaumont in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Beaumont's health science schools was $17,630 per year for instate students and $24,832 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,480 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a health science program in Beaumont. And if you live on campus at one of the Beaumont-based health science schools, you will have an added expense of $6,290 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a health science professional in Beaumont, your job prospects are good. There were 166,240 health science professionals working in Texas and 2,410 working in the greater Beaumont area in 2010. The number of health science professionals in Beaumont is expected to increase by 32% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for health science professionals.
As a health science professional in Beaumont, you can expect to make an average salary of $58,180 per year. This is lower than the average salary for health science professionals in the state.