Livingston has a total population of 3,297 and a student population of 5,157. Of these students, 5,157 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
University of West Alabama is the largest nursing school in Livingston, based on student population. In 2010, University of West Alabama graduated approximately 47 students from its nursing program.
A reported 47 students graduated with credentials in nursing in Livingston in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Livingston's nursing schools was $15,052 per year for instate students and $20,112 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,120 for nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,346 per year, on average, for room and board at Livingston-based nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,636.
After graduating with your credentials in nursing, if you decide to work as a nurse in Livingston, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 18 nurses in Alabama were working in the greater Livingston area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Livingston will increase by 18% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Livingston, 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.