Temple has a total population of 54,514 and a student population of 5,733. Of these students, 5,659 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Temple's largest nursing school is Temple College. In 2010, Temple College graduated approximately 79 students from its nursing program.
A total of 145 students graduated with credentials in nursing from nursing schools in Temple in 2010. If you decide to attend a nursing school in Temple, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $1,800.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,298 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 Temple, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 54 nurses in Texas were working in the greater Temple area. The number of nurses in Temple is expected to increase by 32% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Temple, you can expect to make an average salary of $62,680 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nurses in the state.