Denison has a total population of 22,773 and a student population of 4,856. Of these students, 4,856 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
The largest nursing school in Denison, by student population, is Grayson County College. In 2010, approximately 67 students graduated from the Nursing program at Grayson County College.
A total of 131 students graduated with credentials in nursing from nursing schools in Denison in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Denison's nursing schools was $7,950 per year for instate students and $9,396 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $612 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nursing program in Denison. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,650 per year, on average, for room and board at Denison-based nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,627.
If you plan on staying in Denison after graduating from nursing school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Denison, which is the most popular nursing profession, are good. There were 166,240 nurses working in Texas and 1,120 working in the greater Denison area in 2010. The number of nurses in Denison is expected to increase by 32% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Denison, you can expect to make an average salary of $56,730 per year. This is lower than the average salary for nurses in the state.