With an overall population of 36,385 and a student population of 46,596, approximately 46,504 of Spring students attend one of Spring's schools that offer nursing programs.
Of the 1 nursing schools in Spring, the largest nursing school, by student population, is Lone Star College System. In 2010, Lone Star College System graduated approximately 576 students from its nursing program.
A reported 658 students graduated with credentials in nursing in Spring in 2010. In 2009 tuition at nursing schools in Spring was $1,200 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $600 for nursing related books and supplies each year.
Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Spring, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 166,240 nurses in Texas. Of these nurses, 42,220 were working in the greater Spring area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 32% in Spring. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Spring, you can expect to make an average salary of $70,300 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nurses in the state.