Dobson has a general population of 1,457 and an overall student population of 3,599. Approximately 3,599 of Dobson's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
The largest nursing school in Dobson, by student population, is Surry Community College. In 2010, approximately 61 students graduated from the Nursing program at Surry Community College.
In 2010, 84 students graduated with a nursing degree in Dobson. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,703 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for nursing related books and supplies every year.
Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Dobson, your job prospects are good. There were 84,300 nurses working in North Carolina and 3,560 working in the greater Dobson area in 2010. The number of nurses in Dobson is expected to increase by 27% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Dobson, you can expect to make an average salary of $53,110 per year. This is lower than the average salary for nurses in the state.