Wahpeton has a general population of 8,586 and an overall student population of 2,650. Approximately 2,650 of Wahpeton's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
North Dakota State College of Science is the largest nursing school in Wahpeton, based on student population. Approximately 54 students graduated in 2010 from North Dakota State College of Science with credentials in nursing.
A total of 68 students graduated with credentials in nursing from nursing schools in Wahpeton in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Wahpeton's nursing schools was $13,600 per year for instate students and $19,598 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $900 for nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,464 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Wahpeton after graduating from nursing school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Wahpeton, which is the most popular nursing profession, are good. In 2010, of the 6,720 nurses in North Dakota, 720 were working in the greater Wahpeton area. Wahpeton's nurse workforce is projected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Wahpeton, you can expect to make an average salary of $25,610 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nurses in the state.