There are 2 nursing schools in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. With an overall population of 14,458 and a student population of 9,561, approximately 9,505 of Tahlequah students attend one of Tahlequah's schools that offer nursing programs.
Northeastern State University is the largest nursing school in Tahlequah, based on student population. In 2010, Northeastern State University graduated approximately 36 students from its nursing program.
In 2010, 68 students graduated with a nursing degree in Tahlequah. If you decide to attend one of Tahlequah's nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $13,228 per year in instate tuition and $19,318 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,155 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nursing program in Tahlequah. And if you live on campus at one of the Tahlequah-based nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $4,966 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in nursing, if you decide to work as a nurse in Tahlequah, your job prospects are good. There were 27,920 nurses working in Oklahoma and 2,310 working in the greater Tahlequah area in 2010. The number of nurses in Tahlequah is expected to increase by 27% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Tahlequah, you can expect to make an average salary of $53,540 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nurses in the state.
600 N Grand, Tahlequah, Oklahoma 74464-2399
240 Vo-Tech Road, Tahlequah, Oklahoma 74464
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