Huntington, West Virginia has 2 nursing schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in nursing. Huntington has a general population of 51,475 and an overall student population of 18,752. Approximately 13,996 of Huntington's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
The largest nursing school in Huntington, by student population, is Marshall University. In 2010, approximately 119 students graduated from the Nursing program at Marshall University.
In 2010, 179 students graduated with a nursing degree in Huntington. Tuition in 2009 at Huntington's nursing schools was $16,668 per year for instate students and $23,914 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $950 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nursing program in Huntington. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,556 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $9,358.
Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Huntington, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 18,500 nurses in West Virginia. Of these nurses, 4,600 were working in the greater Huntington area. The number of nurses in Huntington is expected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Huntington is $54,770 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.
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