Hopkinsville has a total population of 30,089 and a student population of 3,753. Of these students, 3,753 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Hopkinsville's largest nursing school is Hopkinsville Community College. Approximately 46 students graduated in 2010 from Hopkinsville Community College with credentials in nursing.
In 2010, 46 students graduated with a nursing degree in Hopkinsville. If you decide to attend a nursing school in Hopkinsville, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,000.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for nursing related books and supplies each year.
Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Hopkinsville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 43,500 nurses in Kentucky, 1,410 were working in the greater Hopkinsville area. Hopkinsville's nurse workforce is projected to increase by 23% 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 Hopkinsville is $55,720 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.