With an overall population of 3,255 and a student population of 2,015, approximately 2,015 of Wise students attend one of Wise's schools that offer nursing programs.
Wise's largest nursing school is The University of Virginia's College at Wise. Approximately 9 students graduated in 2010 from The University of Virginia's College at Wise with credentials in nursing.
A reported 9 students graduated with credentials in nursing in Wise in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Wise's nursing schools was $17,550 per year for instate students and $30,078 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $788 for nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,323 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,098.
If you plan on staying in Wise after graduating from nursing school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Wise, which is the most popular nursing profession, are good. In 2010, there were 60,590 nurses in Virginia. Of these nurses, 2,500 were working in the greater Wise area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 23% in Wise. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Wise is $47,040 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.