With an overall population of 27,509 and a student population of 12,424, approximately 12,348 of Bozeman students attend one of Bozeman's schools that offer nursing programs.
Bozeman's largest nursing school is Montana State University. In 2010, Montana State University graduated approximately 186 students from its nursing program.
A reported 186 students graduated with credentials in nursing in Bozeman in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Bozeman's nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $17,468 per year in instate tuition and $29,131 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,380 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in nursing, if you decide to work as a nurse in Bozeman, your job prospects are good. There were 8,320 nurses working in Montana and 1,830 working in the greater Bozeman area in 2010. The number of nurses in Bozeman is expected to increase by 19% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Bozeman, you can expect to make an average salary of $55,020 per year. This is lower than the average salary for nurses in the state.