Barnesville has a total population of 5,972 and a student population of 4,545. Of these students, 4,545 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Of the 1 nursing schools in Barnesville, the largest nursing school, by student population, is Gordon College. Approximately 118 students graduated in 2010 from Gordon College with credentials in nursing.
A reported 118 students graduated with credentials in nursing in Barnesville in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,338 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Barnesville nursing schools was an average of $19,340 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,104 for nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Barnesville-based nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $6,590 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,496.
If you plan on staying in Barnesville after graduating from nursing school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Barnesville, which is the most popular nursing profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 nurses in Georgia were working in the greater Barnesville area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Barnesville will increase by 35% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Barnesville, you can expect to make an average salary of $64,100 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nurses in the state.