Thief River Falls has a total population of 8,410 and a student population of 4,243. Of these students, 4,243 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Northland Community and Technical College is the largest nursing school in Thief River Falls, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 308 students graduated from the Nursing program at Northland Community and Technical College.
A reported 402 students graduated with credentials in nursing in Thief River Falls in 2010. If you decide to attend a nursing school in Thief River Falls, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $4,906.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for nursing related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in nursing, if you decide to work as a nurse in Thief River Falls, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 17 nurses in Minnesota were working in the greater Thief River Falls area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Thief River Falls will increase by 22% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Thief River Falls, you can expect to make an average salary of $61,260 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nurses in the state.