With an overall population of 80,537 and a student population of 48,341, approximately 13,338 of Denton students attend one of Denton's schools that offer nursing programs.
Of the 1 nursing schools in Denton, the largest nursing school, by student population, is Texas Woman's University. In 2010, Texas Woman's University graduated approximately 459 students with credentials in nursing.
A total of 608 students graduated with credentials in nursing from nursing schools in Denton in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Denton's nursing schools was $14,747 per year for instate students and $21,395 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $990 for nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,758 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in nursing, if you decide to work as a nurse in Denton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 166,240 nurses in Texas, 33,060 were working in the greater Denton area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Denton will increase by 32% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Denton, you can expect to make an average salary of $66,950 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nurses in the state.