Eunice has a general population of 11,499 and an overall student population of 3,383. Approximately 3,332 of Eunice's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Of the 1 nursing schools in Eunice, the largest nursing school, by student population, is Louisiana State University Eunice. In 2010, Louisiana State University Eunice graduated approximately 80 students from its nursing program.
A reported 80 students graduated with credentials in nursing in Eunice in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Eunice's nursing schools was $14,402 per year for instate students and $17,492 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nursing program in Eunice. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $1,166 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $6,696.
After graduating with your credentials in nursing, if you decide to work as a nurse in Eunice, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 25,560 nurses in Louisiana, 2,100 were working in the greater Eunice area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 19% in Eunice. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Eunice is $18,100 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.