Henderson has a general population of 5,670 and an overall student population of 2,027. Approximately 2,027 of Henderson's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Of the 1 nursing schools in Henderson, the largest nursing school, by student population, is Freed-Hardeman University. In 2010, Freed-Hardeman University graduated approximately 12 students with credentials in nursing.
A total of 18 students graduated with credentials in nursing from nursing schools in Henderson in 2010. If you decide to attend a nursing school in Henderson, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $14,998.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $2,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nursing program in Henderson. And if you live on campus at one of the Henderson-based nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $7,090 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $24,648.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Henderson, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 61,600 nurses in Tennessee, 2,060 were working in the greater Henderson area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 16% in Henderson. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Henderson is $50,930 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.