With an overall population of 50,730 and a student population of 886, approximately 886 of Idaho Falls students attend one of Idaho Falls's schools that offer nursing programs.
Idaho Falls's largest nursing school is Eastern Idaho Technical College. In 2010, Eastern Idaho Technical College graduated approximately 41 students with credentials in nursing.
In 2010, 54 students graduated with a nursing certificate in Idaho Falls. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,880 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,108 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nursing program in Idaho Falls.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Idaho Falls, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 10,500 nurses in Idaho, 1,010 were working in the greater Idaho Falls area. Idaho Falls's nurse workforce is projected to increase by 27% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Idaho Falls, you can expect to make an average salary of $55,190 per year. This is lower than the average salary for nurses in the state.