Sheridan has a total population of 15,804 and a student population of 3,899. Of these students, 3,899 are enrolled in schools that offer health science programs.
Of the 1 health science schools in Sheridan, the largest health science school, by student population, is Sheridan College. Approximately 3 students graduated in 2010 from Sheridan College with credentials in health science.
A reported 3 students graduated with credentials in health science in Sheridan in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $10,770 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Sheridan health science schools was an average of $14,034 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a health science program in Sheridan. And if you live on campus at one of the Sheridan-based health science schools, you will have an added expense of $4,600 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,170.
Many health science graduates choose to work as health science professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Sheridan, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 4,840 health science professionals in Wyoming, 690 were working in the greater Sheridan area. Sheridan's health science professional workforce is projected to increase by 28% by the year 2018. 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 Sheridan is $56,440 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for health science professionals.