Plainview has a total population of 22,336 and a student population of 5,886. Of these students, 5,886 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Plainview's largest nursing school is Wayland Baptist University. In 2010, approximately 19 students graduated from the Nursing program at Wayland Baptist University.
A reported 19 students graduated with credentials in nursing in Plainview in 2010. In 2009 tuition at nursing schools in Plainview was $10,316 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,248 for nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Plainview-based nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $3,939 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in nursing, if you decide to work as a nurse in Plainview, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 166,240 nurses in Texas, 3,840 were working in the greater Plainview area. Plainview's nurse workforce is projected 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 Plainview is $53,140 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.