San Benito has a total population of 23,444 and a student population of 42. Of these students, 42 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
The largest nursing school in San Benito, by student population, is South Texas Training Center. Approximately 9 students graduated in 2010 from South Texas Training Center with credentials in nursing.
In 2010, 9 students graduated with a nursing certificate from one of San Benito's nursing schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $5,080 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $105 for nursing related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in San Benito after graduating from nursing school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in San Benito, which is the most popular nursing profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 75 nurses in Texas were working in the greater San Benito area. The number of nurses in San Benito 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 San Benito is $66,240 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.