With an overall population of 12,866 and a student population of 10,011, approximately 10,011 of Levelland students attend one of Levelland's schools that offer nursing programs.
Of the 1 nursing schools in Levelland, the largest nursing school, by student population, is South Plains College. In 2010, approximately 82 students graduated from the Nursing program at South Plains College.
A total of 128 students graduated with credentials in nursing from nursing schools in Levelland in 2010. In 2009 tuition at nursing schools in Levelland was $1,444 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $990 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nursing program in Levelland. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,100 per year, on average, for room and board at Levelland-based nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Levelland after graduating from nursing school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Levelland, which is the most popular nursing profession, are good. There were 166,240 nurses working in Texas and 3,840 working in the greater Levelland area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 32% in Levelland. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Levelland is $53,140 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.