Galveston, Texas has 2 nursing schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in nursing. Galveston has a total population of 57,247 and a student population of 6,371. Of these students, 4,597 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Galveston's largest nursing school is The University of Texas Medical Branch. In 2010, The University of Texas Medical Branch graduated approximately 252 students with credentials in nursing.
A total of 400 students graduated with credentials in nursing from nursing schools in Galveston in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Galveston's nursing schools was $9,640 per year for instate students and $10,540 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $878 for nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,125 per year, on average, for room and board at Galveston-based nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,566.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Galveston, your job prospects are good. There were 166,240 nurses working in Texas and 42,220 working in the greater Galveston area in 2010. The number of nurses in Galveston is expected to 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 Galveston is $70,300 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.
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