Ranger has a total population of 2,584 and a student population of 1,000. Of these students, 1,000 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Ranger's largest nursing school is Ranger College. Approximately 38 students graduated in 2010 from Ranger College with credentials in nursing.
In 2010, 38 students graduated with a nursing certificate in Ranger. Tuition in 2009 at Ranger's nursing schools was $9,799 per year for instate students and $9,979 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,590 per year, on average, for room and board at Ranger-based nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $6,414.
If you plan on staying in Ranger after graduating from nursing school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Ranger, which is the most popular nursing profession, are good. In 2010, of the 166,240 nurses in Texas, 3,840 were working in the greater Ranger area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Ranger will increase by 32% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Ranger, you can expect to make an average salary of $53,140 per year. This is lower than the average salary for nurses in the state.