Bristol has a total population of 24,821 and a student population of 1,804. Of these students, 1,804 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Of the 1 nursing schools in Bristol, the largest nursing school, by student population, is King College. In 2010, King College graduated approximately 208 students from its nursing program.
A reported 208 students graduated with credentials in nursing in Bristol in 2010. In 2009 tuition at nursing schools in Bristol was $21,880 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,418 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $27,980.
After graduating with your credentials in nursing, if you decide to work as a nurse in Bristol, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 61,600 nurses in Tennessee. Of these nurses, 3,130 were working in the greater Bristol area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Bristol will increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Bristol is $48,170 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.