Alpine has a total population of 5,786 and a student population of 3,047. Of these students, 3,047 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Sul Ross State University is the largest nursing school in Alpine, based on student population. In 2010, Sul Ross State University graduated approximately 0 students with credentials in nursing.
Tuition in 2009 at Alpine's nursing schools was $15,066 per year for instate students and $21,714 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nursing program in Alpine. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,370 per year, on average, for room and board at Alpine-based nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Alpine, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 170 nurses in Texas were working in the greater Alpine area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 26% in Alpine. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Alpine is $39,730 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.