Brenham has a general population of 13,507 and an overall student population of 17,173. Approximately 17,173 of Brenham's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Brenham's largest nursing school is Blinn College. In 2010, approximately 82 students graduated from the Nursing program at Blinn College.
In 2010, 118 students graduated with a nursing degree in Brenham. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $10,637 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Brenham nursing schools was an average of $12,461 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,094 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nursing program in Brenham. And if you live on campus at one of the Brenham-based nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $4,630 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,007.
After graduating with your credentials in nursing, if you decide to work as a nurse in Brenham, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 166,240 nurses in Texas. Of these nurses, 2,040 were working in the greater Brenham area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 32% in Brenham. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Brenham is $58,150 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.