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Nursing Schools in Canyon, Texas

Nursing Schools in Canyon, TX

With an overall population of 12,875 and a student population of 7,634, approximately 7,634 of Canyon students attend one of Canyon's schools that offer nursing programs.

The largest nursing school in Canyon, by student population, is West Texas A & M University. Approximately 128 students graduated in 2010 from West Texas A & M University with credentials in nursing.

A reported 153 students graduated with credentials in nursing in Canyon in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Canyon's nursing schools was $15,970 per year for instate students and $22,618 per year for out of state students.

In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,466 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $13,944.

Nursing Salaries and Career Outlook in Canyon

Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Canyon, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 67 nurses in Texas were working in the greater Canyon area. The number of nurses in Canyon is expected to increase by 32% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.

The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Canyon is $57,020 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Nursing Degree in Canyon
  • Associates Degree in Nursing
  • Bachelors Degree in Nursing
  • Nursing Classes
  • Nursing Courses
  • Nursing Training

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  1. 1West Texas A & M UniversityWest Texas A & M University

    2501 4th Ave, Canyon, Texas 79016-0001

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree