Ellensburg has a general population of 15,414 and an overall student population of 11,357. Approximately 11,357 of Ellensburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer public health programs.
Ellensburg's largest public health school is Central Washington University. Approximately 23 students graduated in 2010 from Central Washington University with credentials in public health.
A reported 23 students graduated with credentials in public health in Ellensburg in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Ellensburg's public health schools was $19,070 per year for instate students and $29,333 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $972 for public health related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Ellensburg-based public health schools, you will have an added expense of $8,460 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 public health professional in Ellensburg, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 4,280 public health professionals in Washington State, 90 were working in the greater Ellensburg area. The government projects that the number of public health professionals in Ellensburg will increase by 21% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for public health professionals.
As a public health professional in Ellensburg, you can expect to make an average salary of $81,980 per year. This is higher than the average salary for public health professionals in the state.