Casper has a total population of 49,644 and a student population of 4,478. Of these students, 4,478 are enrolled in schools that offer health science programs.
Casper College is the largest health science school in Casper, based on student population. In 2010, Casper College graduated approximately 18 students with credentials in health science.
A reported 18 students graduated with credentials in health science in Casper in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Casper's health science schools was $10,182 per year for instate students and $13,446 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for health science related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,160 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $5,916.
If you plan on staying in Casper after graduating from health science school, you should know that job prospects for health science professionals in Casper, which is the most popular health science profession, are good. In 2010, there were 4,840 health science professionals in Wyoming. Of these health science professionals, 820 were working in the greater Casper area. By the year 2018, the number of health science professionals is expected to increase by 28% in Casper. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for health science professionals.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a health science professional in Casper is $58,890 per year, which is higher than the average for health science professionals state-wide.