With an overall population of 8,832 and a student population of 11,300, approximately 11,300 of Cheney students attend one of Cheney's schools that offer public health programs.
The largest public health school in Cheney, by student population, is Eastern Washington University. In 2010, Eastern Washington University graduated approximately 13 students with credentials in public health.
In 2010, 13 students graduated with a public health degree in Cheney. Tuition in 2009 at Cheney's public health schools was $17,838 per year for instate students and $26,556 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,035 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a public health program in Cheney. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,073 per year, on average, for room and board at Cheney-based public health schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,765.
After graduating with your credentials in public health, if you decide to work as a public health professional in Cheney, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 4,280 public health professionals in Washington State, 420 were working in the greater Cheney area. Cheney's public health professional workforce is projected to increase by 21% 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 Cheney is $84,540 per year, which is higher than the average for public health professionals state-wide.