Elkins has a total population of 7,032 and a student population of 710. Of these students, 710 are enrolled in schools that offer public health programs.
The largest public health school in Elkins, by student population, is Davis & Elkins College. Approximately 0 students graduated in 2010 from Davis & Elkins College with credentials in public health.
If you decide to attend a public health school in Elkins, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $19,800.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for public health related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Elkins-based public health 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.
If you plan on staying in Elkins after graduating from public health school, you should know that job prospects for public health professionals in Elkins, which is the most popular public health profession, are average. There were 1,800 public health professionals working in West Virginia and 310 working in the greater Elkins area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of public health professionals is expected to increase by 8% in Elkins. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for public health professionals.
As a public health professional in Elkins, you can expect to make an average salary of $61,520 per year. This is lower than the average salary for public health professionals in the state.