Hobbs has a general population of 28,657 and an overall student population of 2,841. Approximately 2,313 of Hobbs's students are enrolled in schools that offer BSN programs.
Of the 1 BSN schools in Hobbs, the largest BSN school, by student population, is New Mexico Junior College. In 2010, approximately 19 students graduated from the BSN program at New Mexico Junior College.
A total of 19 students graduated with credentials in BSN from BSN schools in Hobbs in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Hobbs's BSN schools, you can expect to pay an average of $9,280 per year in instate tuition and $9,400 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,008 for BSN related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Hobbs-based BSN schools, you will have an added expense of $3,950 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $4,696.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Hobbs, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 9 nurses in New Mexico were working in the greater Hobbs area. The number of nurses in Hobbs is expected to increase by 23% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Hobbs, you can expect to make an average salary of $54,610 per year. This is lower than the average salary for nurses in the state.