Brewton has a total population of 5,498 and a student population of 1,433. Of these students, 1,433 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
The largest nursing school in Brewton, by student population, is Jefferson Davis Community College. In 2010, Jefferson Davis Community College graduated approximately 62 students with credentials in nursing.
A total of 62 students graduated with credentials in nursing from nursing schools in Brewton in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Brewton's nursing schools was $9,824 per year for instate students and $11,954 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nursing program in Brewton. And if you live on campus at one of the Brewton-based nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $2,800 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,868.
Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Brewton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 42,570 nurses in Alabama. Of these nurses, 2,490 were working in the greater Brewton area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 18% in Brewton. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Brewton, you can expect to make an average salary of $54,130 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nurses in the state.