Tishomingo has a general population of 3,162 and an overall student population of 2,604. Approximately 2,604 of Tishomingo's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Murray State College is the largest nursing school in Tishomingo, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 66 students graduated from the Nursing program at Murray State College.
A reported 66 students graduated with credentials in nursing in Tishomingo in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Tishomingo's nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $12,320 per year in instate tuition and $16,130 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,024 for nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Tishomingo-based nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $5,800 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Tishomingo, your job prospects are good. There were 27,920 nurses working in Oklahoma and 3,620 working in the greater Tishomingo area in 2010. The government projects that the number of nurses in Tishomingo will increase by 27% 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 Tishomingo is $52,740 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.