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Nursing Schools in Sweetwater, Texas

Nursing Schools in Sweetwater, TX

With an overall population of 11,415 and a student population of 1,689, approximately 1,689 of Sweetwater students attend one of Sweetwater's schools that offer nursing programs.

Texas State Technical College-West Texas is the largest nursing school in Sweetwater, based on student population. Approximately 41 students graduated in 2010 from Texas State Technical College-West Texas with credentials in nursing.

In 2010, 65 students graduated with a nursing certificate from one of Sweetwater's nursing schools. If you decide to attend one of Sweetwater's nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $16,335 per year in instate tuition and $20,691 per year in out of state tuition.

You should also anticipate spending about $1,641 for nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,900 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $9,435.

Nursing Salaries and Career Outlook in Sweetwater

After graduating with your credentials in nursing, if you decide to work as a nurse in Sweetwater, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 45 nurses in Texas were working in the greater Sweetwater area. Sweetwater's nurse workforce is projected to increase by 32% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.

The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Sweetwater is $53,140 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Nursing Degree in Sweetwater
  • Associates Degree in Nursing
  • Bachelors Degree in Nursing
  • Nursing Classes
  • Nursing Courses
  • Nursing Training

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  1. 1Texas State Technical College-West TexasTexas State Technical College-West Texas

    300 Homer K. Taylor Drive, Sweetwater, Texas 79556

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree