With an overall population of 23,935 and a student population of 3,379, approximately 1,179 of Marshall students attend one of Marshall's schools that offer nursing programs.
Marshall's largest nursing school is East Texas Baptist University. In 2010, approximately 12 students graduated from the Nursing program at East Texas Baptist University.
In 2010, 12 students graduated with a nursing degree in Marshall. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,180 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $892 for nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,164 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $20,368.
Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Marshall, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 28 nurses in Texas were working in the greater Marshall area. The number of nurses in Marshall is expected to increase by 27% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Marshall, you can expect to make an average salary of $18,480 per year. This is lower than the average salary for nurses in the state.