Selma has a general population of 20,512 and an overall student population of 2,541. Approximately 1,938 of Selma's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Selma's largest nursing school is George C Wallace State Community College-Selma. In 2010, George C Wallace State Community College-Selma graduated approximately 44 students with credentials in nursing.
In 2010, 106 students graduated with a nursing certificate in Selma. In 2009 tuition at nursing schools in Selma was $2,700 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,400 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nursing program in Selma.
If you plan on staying in Selma after graduating from nursing school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Selma, which is the most popular nursing profession, are good. There were 42,570 nurses working in Alabama and 2,490 working in the greater Selma area in 2010. The number of nurses in Selma is expected to increase by 18% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Selma, 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.