With an overall population of 13,935 and a student population of 29,328, approximately 29,328 of Troy students attend one of Troy's schools that offer nursing programs.
Of the 1 nursing schools in Troy, the largest nursing school, by student population, is Troy University. In 2010, approximately 253 students graduated from the Nursing program at Troy University.
In 2010, 253 students graduated with a nursing degree from one of Troy's nursing schools. If you decide to attend one of Troy's nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $14,835 per year in instate tuition and $19,467 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,062 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nursing program in Troy. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,441 per year, on average, for room and board at Troy-based nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,558.
If you plan on staying in Troy after graduating from nursing school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Troy, which is the most popular nursing profession, are good. In 2010, of the 23,260 nurses in Alabama, 1,570 were working in the greater Troy area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 13% in Troy. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Troy, you can expect to make an average salary of $18,810 per year. This is lower than the average salary for nurses in the state.