Johnson City has a general population of 55,469 and an overall student population of 14,605. Approximately 14,421 of Johnson City's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
The largest nursing school in Johnson City, by student population, is East Tennessee State University. In 2010, approximately 309 students graduated from the Nursing program at East Tennessee State University.
A total of 312 students graduated with credentials in nursing from nursing schools in Johnson City in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Johnson City's nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $19,391 per year in instate tuition and $31,319 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,090 for nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,500 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $13,891.
After graduating with your credentials in nursing, if you decide to work as a nurse in Johnson City, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 61,600 nurses in Tennessee, 2,690 were working in the greater Johnson City area. The number of nurses in Johnson City is expected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Johnson City is $54,750 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.