With an overall population of 27,204 and a student population of 13,654, approximately 12,427 of Laramie students attend one of Laramie's schools that offer nursing programs.
The largest nursing school in Laramie, by student population, is University of Wyoming. In 2010, University of Wyoming graduated approximately 165 students with credentials in nursing.
A total of 168 students graduated with credentials in nursing from nursing schools in Laramie in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Laramie's nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $16,020 per year in instate tuition and $23,940 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,006 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Laramie after graduating from nursing school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Laramie, which is the most popular nursing profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 7 nurses in Wyoming were working in the greater Laramie area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Laramie will increase by 28% 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 Laramie is $55,260 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.