Seattle has a total population of 563,374 and a student population of 95,293. Of these students, 45,943 are enrolled in schools that offer healthcare management programs.
Seattle's largest healthcare management school is University of Washington-Seattle Campus. In 2010, University of Washington-Seattle Campus graduated approximately 38 students from its healthcare management program.
A reported 38 students graduated with credentials in healthcare management in Seattle in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Seattle's healthcare management schools, you can expect to pay an average of $20,445 per year in instate tuition and $37,120 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,035 for healthcare management related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,693 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $11,496.
Many healthcare management graduates choose to work as healthcare managers after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Seattle, your job prospects are good. Seattle's healthcare manager workforce is projected to increase by 21% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for healthcare managers.