Dothan has a total population of 57,737 and a student population of 4,722. Of these students, 4,653 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Of the 1 nursing schools in Dothan, the largest nursing school, by student population, is George C Wallace Community College-Dothan. In 2010, George C Wallace Community College-Dothan graduated approximately 197 students with credentials in nursing.
A reported 273 students graduated with credentials in nursing in Dothan in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,700 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,900 for nursing related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Dothan, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 26 nurses in Alabama were working in the greater Dothan area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 18% in Dothan. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Dothan is $50,910 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.