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Nursing Schools in Houston, Texas

Nursing Schools in Houston, TX

Houston, Texas has 6 nursing schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in nursing. With an overall population of 1,953,631 and a student population of 156,252, approximately 63,728 of Houston students attend one of Houston's schools that offer nursing programs.

Of the 6 nursing schools in Houston, the largest nursing school, by student population, is Texas Health School. Approximately 244 students graduated in 2010 from Texas Health School with credentials in nursing.

A reported 821 students graduated with credentials in nursing in Houston in 2010. In 2009 tuition at nursing schools in Houston was $11,111 per year, on average.

In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,415 for nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Houston-based nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $6,975 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $16,934.

Nursing Salaries and Career Outlook in Houston

After graduating with your credentials in nursing, if you decide to work as a nurse in Houston, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 166,240 nurses in Texas. Of these nurses, 42,220 were working in the greater Houston area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Houston will increase by 32% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.

As a nurse in Houston, you can expect to make an average salary of $70,300 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nurses in the state.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

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

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  1. 1Houston Community CollegeHouston Community College

    Address:
    3100 Main Street, Houston, Texas 77002

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  2. 2The University of Texas Health Science Center at HoustonThe University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

    Address:
    7000 Fannin, Houston, Texas 77030

    Awards Offered:
    2-4 years certificate
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  3. 3Houston Baptist UniversityHouston Baptist University

    Address:
    7502 Fondren Rd, Houston, Texas 77074-3298

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  4. 4Baylor College of MedicineBaylor College of Medicine

    Address:
    One Baylor Plaza, Houston, Texas 77030-3498

    Awards Offered:
    Master's degree

  5. 5Medvance Institute-Houston

    Address:
    6220 Westpark, Suite 180, Houston, Texas 77057

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    2-4 years certificate

  6. 6Texas Health SchoolTexas Health School

    Address:
    11211 Katy Fwy Ste 170, Houston, Texas 77079

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate

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