With an overall population of 3,509 and a student population of 439, approximately 439 of Hesston students attend one of Hesston's schools that offer nursing programs.
Hesston's largest nursing school is Hesston College. In 2010, Hesston College graduated approximately 47 students from its nursing program.
In 2010, 47 students graduated with a nursing degree in Hesston. In 2009 tuition at nursing schools in Hesston was $19,906 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Hesston-based nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $6,590 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $22,406.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Hesston, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 27,000 nurses in Kansas, 6,370 were working in the greater Hesston area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Hesston will increase by 21% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Hesston is $52,550 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.