Rexburg has a total population of 17,257 and a student population of 15,173. Of these students, 14,944 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Brigham Young University-Idaho is the largest nursing school in Rexburg, based on student population. In 2010, Brigham Young University-Idaho graduated approximately 368 students from its nursing program.
A reported 368 students graduated with credentials in nursing in Rexburg in 2010. If you decide to attend a nursing school in Rexburg, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,580.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,152 for nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Rexburg-based nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $1,800 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,294.
Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Rexburg, your job prospects are good. There were 10,500 nurses working in Idaho and 570 working in the greater Rexburg area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 27% in Rexburg. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Rexburg is $51,020 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.