Waco has a general population of 469 and an overall student population of 7,313. Approximately 7,313 of Waco's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Of the 1 nursing schools in Waco, the largest nursing school, by student population, is West Georgia Technical College. Approximately 198 students graduated in 2010 from West Georgia Technical College with credentials in nursing.
A reported 319 students graduated with credentials in nursing in Waco in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,085 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $2,064 for nursing related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Waco, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 66,610 nurses in Georgia. Of these nurses, 33,790 were working in the greater Waco area. The number of nurses in Waco is expected to increase by 35% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Waco is $64,100 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.