Fairmont, West Virginia has 2 healthcare administration schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in healthcare administration. Fairmont has a total population of 19,097 and a student population of 7,406. Of these students, 4,677 are enrolled in schools that offer healthcare administration programs.
Of the 2 healthcare administration schools in Fairmont, the largest healthcare administration school, by student population, is Fairmont State University. Approximately 17 students graduated in 2010 from Fairmont State University with credentials in healthcare administration.
A total of 17 students graduated with credentials in healthcare administration from healthcare administration schools in Fairmont in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Fairmont's healthcare administration schools, you can expect to pay an average of $15,872 per year in instate tuition and $21,604 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for healthcare administration related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,570 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many healthcare administration graduates choose to work as healthcare administrators after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Fairmont, your job prospects are average. In 2010, of the 1,800 healthcare administrators in West Virginia, 310 were working in the greater Fairmont area. Fairmont's healthcare administrator workforce is projected to increase by 8% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for healthcare administrators.
As a healthcare administrator in Fairmont, 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.
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