Hillsboro has a general population of 8,232 and an overall student population of 4,294. Approximately 4,294 of Hillsboro's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Hillsboro's largest nursing school is Hill College. In 2010, approximately 16 students graduated from the Nursing program at Hill College.
In 2010, 16 students graduated with a nursing degree in Hillsboro. Tuition in 2009 at Hillsboro's nursing schools was $11,605 per year for instate students and $12,005 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $2,300 for nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Hillsboro-based nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $3,150 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,588.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Hillsboro, your job prospects are good. There were 166,240 nurses working in Texas and 2,040 working in the greater Hillsboro area in 2010. The government projects that the number of nurses in Hillsboro will increase by 32% 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 Hillsboro is $58,150 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.