Wilkesboro has a total population of 3,159 and a student population of 2,855. Of these students, 2,855 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Wilkesboro's largest nursing school is Wilkes Community College. In 2010, Wilkes Community College graduated approximately 39 students from its nursing program.
A reported 39 students graduated with credentials in nursing in Wilkesboro in 2010. If you decide to attend a nursing school in Wilkesboro, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $1,719.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,100 for nursing related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Wilkesboro, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 84,300 nurses in North Carolina. Of these nurses, 3,560 were working in the greater Wilkesboro area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 27% in Wilkesboro. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Wilkesboro is $53,110 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.