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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Texas


Approximately 1.9% of graduates in of Texas receive nursing degrees every year. That means an estimated 10,560 nurses graduate from Texas' 91 BSN schools each year.

Top Schools

The University of Texas at Austin, which was ranked 11th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Texas that has a BSN program. It is located in Austin. 227 students graduated with a degree in BSN from The University of Texas at Austin in 2010. Students at The University of Texas at Austin paid $9,418 per year in tuition fees.

The second-ranked school in Texas with a BSN program is Texas Christian University, which is located in Fort Worth. In 2010, it was ranked 28th nationwide. In 2010, Texas Christian University graduated 145 students from its BSN program. The tuition rate at Texas Christian University was $30,090 per year.

Hardin-Simmons University, which was ranked 28th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Texas that has a BSN program. It is located in Abilene. 24 students graduated with degree in BSN from Hardin-Simmons University in 2010. Tuition at Hardin-Simmons University was $20,990 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Texas' BSN schools ranges from $30,090 per year to $1,007 per year. But, the average tuition is $5,002 per year. In 2010, the BSN schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Texas were:

  1. Texas Christian University - located in Fort Worth, students are charged $30,090 per year
  2. Baylor University - located in Waco, students are charged $29,884 per year
  3. Houston Baptist University - located in Houston, students are charged $23,180 per year

The following Texas BSN schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. College of the Mainland - located in Texas City, students are charged $1,007 per year
  2. Collin County Community College District - located in McKinney, students are charged $1,024 per year
  3. Lee College - located in Baytown, students are charged $1,086 per year

A BSN degree from a Texas school... what next?

In Texas, the largest numbers of nurse work in the following counties:

  1. Austin County - 42,220 nurses
  2. Collin County - 33,060 nurses
  3. Atascosa County - 16,890 nurses

Projected Growth

The government projects that by 2018, the number of nurses in the state of Texas will grow to 219,880. This would require a 32% growth in the profession.

Salary

nurses in Texas earn $66,180 per year on average. However, this number is only an average. Nurse in Texas had varying salaries from $26,980 to $96,480 per year in 2010. Nurses in the following Texas counties make the highest salaries on average:

  1. Austin County - $71,700 per year
  2. Hidalgo County - $71,500 per year
  3. Cameron County - $69,050 per year

The Texas counties with the lowest average salary for nurses are:

  1. Calhoun County - $49,900 per year
  2. Andrews County - $54,060 per year
  3. Anderson County - $54,320 per year

The nurses with highest average salaries in Texas were:

  1. Registered Nurse - $66,180 per year

The nurses with lowest average salaries in Texas were:

  1. Registered Nurse - $66,180 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Texas statistics regarding a career in nursing and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as LPN or RN.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing in Texas
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing in Texas
  • Master's Degree in Nursing in Texas
  • Doctoral Degree in Nursing in Texas
  • Certificate in Nursing in Texas

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Registered Nurses 176,330 $66,180 17.6%
 

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