Alvin has a total population of 21,413 and a student population of 5,240. Of these students, 5,240 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Alvin's largest nursing school is Alvin Community College. Approximately 137 students graduated in 2010 from Alvin Community College with credentials in nursing.
In 2010, 158 students graduated with a nursing degree in Alvin. In 2009 tuition at nursing schools in Alvin was $1,114 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,575 for nursing related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Alvin, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 4 nurses in Texas were working in the greater Alvin area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 32% in Alvin. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Alvin is $70,300 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.