Pikeville has a general population of 6,295 and an overall student population of 1,009. Approximately 1,009 of Pikeville's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Of the 1 nursing schools in Pikeville, the largest nursing school, by student population, is Pikeville College. In 2010, approximately 40 students graduated from the Nursing program at Pikeville College.
A reported 40 students graduated with credentials in nursing in Pikeville in 2010. In 2009 tuition at nursing schools in Pikeville was $14,535 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $2,000 for nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,000 per year, on average, for room and board at Pikeville-based nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $21,535.
Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Pikeville, your job prospects are good. There were 43,500 nurses working in Kentucky and 3,020 working in the greater Pikeville area in 2010. The number of nurses in Pikeville is expected 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 Pikeville is $51,320 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.