There are 2 nursing schools in Arlington, Texas. Arlington has a total population of 332,969 and a student population of 31,556. Of these students, 28,883 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
The University of Texas at Arlington is the largest nursing school in Arlington, based on student population. In 2010, The University of Texas at Arlington graduated approximately 430 students from its nursing program.
In 2010, 796 students graduated with a nursing degree in Arlington. If you decide to attend one of Arlington's nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,181 per year in instate tuition and $25,829 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $908 for nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,097 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $13,084.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Arlington, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 166,240 nurses in Texas. Of these nurses, 14,780 were working in the greater Arlington area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Arlington will increase by 32% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Arlington is $65,100 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.
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