San Angelo has a total population of 88,439 and a student population of 6,630. Of these students, 6,387 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
San Angelo's largest nursing school is Angelo State University. Approximately 155 students graduated in 2010 from Angelo State University with credentials in nursing.
A total of 166 students graduated with credentials in nursing from nursing schools in San Angelo in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,695 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all San Angelo nursing schools was an average of $23,343 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,150 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nursing program in San Angelo. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,407 per year, on average, for room and board at San Angelo-based nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,288.
If you decide to work as a nurse in San Angelo, your job prospects are good. There were 166,240 nurses working in Texas and 1,080 working in the greater San Angelo area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 32% in San Angelo. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in San Angelo is $57,300 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.