Twin Falls has a total population of 34,469 and a student population of 8,169. Of these students, 8,133 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
The largest nursing school in Twin Falls, by student population, is College of Southern Idaho. In 2010, approximately 92 students graduated from the Nursing program at College of Southern Idaho.
In 2010, 139 students graduated with a nursing degree from one of Twin Falls's nursing schools. Tuition in 2009 at Twin Falls's nursing schools was $13,728 per year for instate students and $17,048 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,780 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,948.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Twin Falls, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 10 nurses in Idaho were working in the greater Twin Falls area. The number of nurses in Twin Falls is expected to increase by 29% 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 Twin Falls is $21,620 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.