With an overall population of 4,499 and a student population of 6,740, approximately 3,370 of Rainsville students attend one of Rainsville's schools that offer nursing programs.
The largest nursing school in Rainsville, by student population, is Northeast Alabama Community College. In 2010, Northeast Alabama Community College graduated approximately 59 students with credentials in nursing.
In 2010, 73 students graduated with a nursing degree from one of Rainsville's nursing schools. In 2009 tuition at nursing schools in Rainsville was $2,850 per year, on average.
Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Rainsville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 42,570 nurses in Alabama, 2,520 were working in the greater Rainsville area. Rainsville'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.
As a nurse in Rainsville, you can expect to make an average salary of $50,220 per year. This is lower than the average salary for nurses in the state.