With an overall population of 17,452 and a student population of 3,470, approximately 3,395 of Dyersburg students attend one of Dyersburg's schools that offer nursing programs.
Of the 1 nursing schools in Dyersburg, the largest nursing school, by student population, is Dyersburg State Community College. Approximately 65 students graduated in 2010 from Dyersburg State Community College with credentials in nursing.
In 2010, 65 students graduated with a nursing degree in Dyersburg. If you decide to attend a nursing school in Dyersburg, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,934.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for nursing related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Dyersburg, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 30,710 nurses in Tennessee. Of these nurses, 2,540 were working in the greater Dyersburg area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Dyersburg will increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Dyersburg, you can expect to make an average salary of $18,740 per year. This is lower than the average salary for nurses in the state.