Stephenville has a total population of 14,921 and a student population of 10,424. Of these students, 10,424 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Stephenville's largest nursing school is Tarleton State University. In 2010, Tarleton State University graduated approximately 54 students from its nursing program.
In 2010, 54 students graduated with a nursing degree from one of Stephenville's nursing schools. Tuition in 2009 at Stephenville's nursing schools was $16,055 per year for instate students and $22,703 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,174 for nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,591 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Stephenville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 99,320 nurses in Texas, 1,140 were working in the greater Stephenville area. The number of nurses in Stephenville 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 Stephenville, you can expect to make an average salary of $18,990 per year. This is lower than the average salary for nurses in the state.