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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Texas


Around 0.1% of Texas's graduates graduate from nursing degree programs every year. Thus, Texas' 22 MSN schools put out approximately 286 nurse practitioners each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Texas with a MSN program is Texas Christian University, which is located in Fort Worth. In 2010, it was ranked 28th nationwide. 3 students graduated with a degree in MSN from Texas Christian University in 2010. Texas Christian University charged in-state students $30,090 in tuition fees per year.

The second-ranked school in Texas that has a MSN program is Texas Woman's University. Texas Woman's University, which was ranked 40th in the country in 2010, is located in Denton. In 2010, 43 students graduated from Texas Woman's University MSN program. Tuition at Texas Woman's University was $5,428 per year.

The University of Texas at Tyler, which was ranked 40th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Texas that has a MSN program. It is located in Tyler. In 2010, The University of Texas at Tyler graduated 36 students from its MSN programs. Tuition at The University of Texas at Tyler was $6,322 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Texas' MSN schools ranges from $30,090 per year to $1,164 per year. But, the average tuition is $8,384 per year. The highest tuition rates in 2010 at Texas MSN schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Texas Christian University - located in Fort Worth, students are charged $30,090 per year
  2. Abilene Christian University - located in Abilene, students are charged $22,760 per year
  3. University of Mary Hardin-Baylor - located in Belton, students are charged $21,600 per year

The MSN schools in Texas that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Paris Junior College - located in Paris, students are charged $1,164 per year
  2. The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio - located in San Antonio, students are charged $4,979 per year
  3. The University of Texas at Brownsville - located in Brownsville, students are charged $5,109 per year

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

The highest percentage of MSN graduates in Texas pursue careers as a nurse practitioner. In 2010, there were 790 nurse practitioners working in Texas. The largest populations of Texas nurse practitioners are working in the following counties:

  1. Austin County - 330 nurse practitioners
  2. Atascosa County - 160 nurse practitioners
  3. Collin County - 90 nurse practitioners

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of nurse practitioners in Texas will grow by 21%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 1,400 nurse practitioners working in Texas.

Salary

On average, nurse practitioners earn $64,180 per year. But, salaries for nurse practitioners can vary. In 2010, nurse practitioners made as little as less than $15,870 per year or as much as more than $125,710 per year in Texas. The following counties in Texas have the highest average salaries for nurse practitioners:

  1. Johnson County - $83,070 per year
  2. Atascosa County - $78,070 per year
  3. Collin County - $64,370 per year

The following counties in Texas have the lowest average salaries for nurse practitioners:

  1. Austin County - $53,880 per year
  2. Bastrop County - $61,810 per year
  3. Collin County - $64,370 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Texas statistics regarding a career in nursing. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as RN to BSN 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

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other 790 $64,180 -88.6%
 

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