Riverton has a total population of 9,310 and a student population of 2,330. Of these students, 2,330 are enrolled in schools that offer health science programs.
The largest health science school in Riverton, by student population, is Central Wyoming College. In 2010, Central Wyoming College graduated approximately 0 students from its health science program.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $10,381 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Riverton health science schools was an average of $13,645 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a health science program in Riverton. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,735 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $5,136.
If you plan on staying in Riverton after graduating from health science school, you should know that job prospects for health science professionals in Riverton, which is the most popular health science profession, are good. There were 4,840 health science professionals working in Wyoming and 770 working in the greater Riverton area in 2010. The government projects that the number of health science professionals in Riverton will increase by 28% by the year 2018. This projected 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 Riverton is $52,120 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for health science professionals.