Cullowhee has a general population of 3,579 and an overall student population of 9,429. Approximately 9,429 of Cullowhee's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Cullowhee's largest nursing school is Western Carolina University. Approximately 134 students graduated in 2010 from Western Carolina University with credentials in nursing.
A reported 134 students graduated with credentials in nursing in Cullowhee in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Cullowhee's nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $14,470 per year in instate tuition and $24,067 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $2,006 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nursing program in Cullowhee. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,982 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Cullowhee after graduating from nursing school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Cullowhee, which is the most popular nursing profession, are good. In 2010, there were 84,300 nurses in North Carolina. Of these nurses, 3,560 were working in the greater Cullowhee area. Cullowhee's nurse workforce is projected to increase by 27% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Cullowhee is $53,110 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.