Wadley has a general population of 640 and an overall student population of 5,111. Approximately 5,111 of Wadley's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Wadley's largest nursing school is Southern Union State Community College. In 2010, Southern Union State Community College graduated approximately 125 students with credentials in nursing.
In 2010, 148 students graduated with a nursing degree in Wadley. If you decide to attend one of Wadley's nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $10,545 per year in instate tuition and $12,533 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $900 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nursing program in Wadley. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,200 per year, on average, for room and board at Wadley-based nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,670.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Wadley, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 42,570 nurses in Alabama, 2,520 were working in the greater Wadley area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 18% in Wadley. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Wadley, 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.