Midland has a general population of 94,996 and an overall student population of 6,721. Approximately 6,227 of Midland's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Of the 1 nursing schools in Midland, the largest nursing school, by student population, is Midland College. Approximately 82 students graduated in 2010 from Midland College with credentials in nursing.
In 2010, 82 students graduated with a nursing degree from one of Midland's nursing schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $11,125 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Midland nursing schools was an average of $12,115 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,059 for nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Midland-based nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $3,900 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,225.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Midland, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 261 nurses in Texas were working in the greater Midland area. The number of nurses in Midland is expected to 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 Midland is $56,580 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.