Martin has a general population of 10,515 and an overall student population of 8,163. Approximately 8,163 of Martin's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
The University of Tennessee-Martin is the largest nursing school in Martin, based on student population. Approximately 72 students graduated in 2010 from The University of Tennessee-Martin with credentials in nursing.
A total of 72 students graduated with credentials in nursing from nursing schools in Martin in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Martin's nursing schools was $15,661 per year for instate students and $27,047 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,500 for nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Martin-based nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $5,032 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 Martin, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 16 nurses in Tennessee were working in the greater Martin area. The number of nurses in Martin is expected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Martin is $18,740 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.