With an overall population of 14,431 and a student population of 14,338, approximately 7,169 of Thibodaux students attend one of Thibodaux's schools that offer nursing programs.
Of the 1 nursing schools in Thibodaux, the largest nursing school, by student population, is Nicholls State University. Approximately 155 students graduated in 2010 from Nicholls State University with credentials in nursing.
In 2010, 155 students graduated with a nursing degree from one of Thibodaux's nursing schools. If you decide to attend one of Thibodaux's nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $15,311 per year in instate tuition and $21,779 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nursing program in Thibodaux. And if you live on campus at one of the Thibodaux-based nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $7,310 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Thibodaux after graduating from nursing school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Thibodaux, which is the most popular nursing profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 33 nurses in Louisiana were working in the greater Thibodaux area. Thibodaux's nurse workforce is projected to increase by 25% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Thibodaux is $53,540 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.