Boaz has a general population of 7,411 and an overall student population of 2,483. Approximately 2,483 of Boaz's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Boaz's largest nursing school is Snead State Community College. In 2010, Snead State Community College graduated approximately 34 students with credentials in nursing.
A reported 49 students graduated with credentials in nursing in Boaz in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Boaz's nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $9,970 per year in instate tuition and $12,100 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,500 for nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Boaz-based nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $3,190 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,020.
Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Boaz, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 47 nurses in Alabama were working in the greater Boaz area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 18% in Boaz. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Boaz, you can expect to make an average salary of $54,810 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nurses in the state.