Staunton has a total population of 23,853 and a student population of 1,820. Of these students, 1,782 are enrolled in schools that offer healthcare administration programs.
The largest healthcare administration school in Staunton, by student population, is Mary Baldwin College. In 2010, Mary Baldwin College graduated approximately 10 students with credentials in healthcare administration.
In 2010, 10 students graduated with a healthcare administration degree from one of Staunton's healthcare administration schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $24,585 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for healthcare administration related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,070 per year, on average, for room and board at Staunton-based healthcare administration schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many healthcare administration graduates choose to work as healthcare administrators after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Staunton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 5,430 healthcare administrators in Virginia, 160 were working in the greater Staunton area. The number of healthcare administrators in Staunton is expected to increase by 20% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for healthcare administrators.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a healthcare administrator in Staunton is $87,150 per year, which is higher than the average for healthcare administrators state-wide.