With an overall population of 66,430 and a student population of 6,658, approximately 6,658 of Baytown students attend one of Baytown's schools that offer nursing programs.
Lee College is the largest nursing school in Baytown, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 82 students graduated from the Nursing program at Lee College.
A total of 97 students graduated with credentials in nursing from nursing schools in Baytown in 2010. In 2009 tuition at nursing schools in Baytown was $1,086 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for nursing related books and supplies every year.
Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Baytown, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 166,240 nurses in Texas, 42,220 were working in the greater Baytown area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Baytown will increase by 32% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Baytown, you can expect to make an average salary of $70,300 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nurses in the state.