Elkins has a total population of 7,032 and a student population of 710. Of these students, 710 are enrolled in schools that offer healthcare administration programs.
Elkins's largest healthcare administration school is Davis & Elkins College. In 2010, Davis & Elkins College graduated approximately 0 students from its healthcare administration program.
In 2009 tuition at healthcare administration schools in Elkins was $19,800 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for healthcare administration related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Elkins-based healthcare administration schools, you will have an added expense of $7,450 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $24,000.
Many healthcare administration graduates choose to work as healthcare administrators after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Elkins, your job prospects are average. There were 1,800 healthcare administrators working in West Virginia and 310 working in the greater Elkins area in 2010. The government projects that the number of healthcare administrators in Elkins will increase by 8% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for healthcare administrators.
As a healthcare administrator in Elkins, you can expect to make an average salary of $61,520 per year. This is lower than the average salary for healthcare administrators in the state.