With an overall population of 4,455 and a student population of 3,614, approximately 3,614 of Cochran students attend one of Cochran's schools that offer nursing programs.
Of the 1 nursing schools in Cochran, the largest nursing school, by student population, is Middle Georgia College. In 2010, Middle Georgia College graduated approximately 60 students with credentials in nursing.
In 2010, 60 students graduated with a nursing degree in Cochran. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $11,768 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Cochran nursing schools was an average of $19,250 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,800 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in nursing, if you decide to work as a nurse in Cochran, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 25 nurses in Georgia were working in the greater Cochran area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Cochran will increase by 28% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Cochran is $17,880 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.