With an overall population of 6,682 and a student population of 8,211, approximately 8,211 of Senatobia students attend one of Senatobia's schools that offer nursing programs.
Northwest Mississippi Community College is the largest nursing school in Senatobia, based on student population. Approximately 87 students graduated in 2010 from Northwest Mississippi Community College with credentials in nursing.
In 2010, 208 students graduated with a nursing certificate in Senatobia. Tuition in 2009 at Senatobia's nursing schools was $7,950 per year for instate students and $9,950 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nursing program in Senatobia. And if you live on campus at one of the Senatobia-based nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $3,050 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $4,650.
After graduating with your credentials in nursing, if you decide to work as a nurse in Senatobia, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 30,530 nurses in Mississippi. Of these nurses, 14,870 were working in the greater Senatobia area. The number of nurses in Senatobia 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 Senatobia is $60,580 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.