Powell has a general population of 5,373 and an overall student population of 2,099. Approximately 2,099 of Powell's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
The largest nursing school in Powell, by student population, is Northwest College. In 2010, approximately 37 students graduated from the Nursing program at Northwest College.
In 2010, 45 students graduated with a nursing degree in Powell. If you decide to attend one of Powell's nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $9,851 per year in instate tuition and $13,115 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nursing program in Powell. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,916 per year, on average, for room and board at Powell-based nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Powell, your job prospects are good. There were 4,840 nurses working in Wyoming and 770 working in the greater Powell area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 28% in Powell. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Powell is $52,120 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.