With an overall population of 51,466 and a student population of 13,585, approximately 13,493 of Pocatello students attend one of Pocatello's schools that offer nursing programs.
Of the 1 nursing schools in Pocatello, the largest nursing school, by student population, is Idaho State University. In 2010, Idaho State University graduated approximately 196 students with credentials in nursing.
In 2010, 196 students graduated with a nursing degree in Pocatello. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $15,092 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Pocatello nursing schools was an average of $24,894 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,050 per year, on average, for room and board at Pocatello-based nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,042.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Pocatello, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 7,200 nurses in Idaho. Of these nurses, 570 were working in the greater Pocatello area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Pocatello will increase by 29% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Pocatello, you can expect to make an average salary of $20,410 per year. This is lower than the average salary for nurses in the state.
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