Corsicana has a general population of 24,485 and an overall student population of 9,200. Approximately 9,200 of Corsicana's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Of the 1 nursing schools in Corsicana, the largest nursing school, by student population, is Navarro College. Approximately 82 students graduated in 2010 from Navarro College with credentials in nursing.
In 2010, 157 students graduated with a nursing certificate in Corsicana. Tuition in 2009 at Corsicana's nursing schools was $16,225 per year for instate students and $17,079 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,366 for nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $4,266 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,134.
Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Corsicana, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 153 nurses in Texas were working in the greater Corsicana area. The number of nurses in Corsicana is expected to increase by 27% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Corsicana is $18,990 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.