Alexander City has a total population of 15,008 and a student population of 2,441. Of these students, 2,441 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
The largest nursing school in Alexander City, by student population, is Central Alabama Community College. Approximately 76 students graduated in 2010 from Central Alabama Community College with credentials in nursing.
In 2010, 115 students graduated with a nursing degree from one of Alexander City's nursing schools. In 2009 tuition at nursing schools in Alexander City was $2,700 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for nursing related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Alexander City after graduating from nursing school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Alexander City, which is the most popular nursing profession, are good. In 2010, there were 42,570 nurses in Alabama. Of these nurses, 2,520 were working in the greater Alexander City area. Alexander City's nurse workforce is projected to increase by 18% 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 Alexander City is $50,220 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.