Wichita Falls, TX (population: 103,067) has one nurse practitioner school within its city limits. Midwestern State University has a total student population of 6,341. It is the 547th highest ranked school in the USA and the 25th highest in the state of Texas (#1 is Rice University).
Nurse Practitioner students from Wichita Falls schools who go on to become nurse practitioners, licensed vocational nurses, practical nurses, natural health practitioners, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. Also, Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses make on average $40,900 per year and there are about 728,670 of them employed in the US today.
Wichita Falls lies in Wichita county, which is one of the 154 counties in Texas. Overall, the Wichita Falls area has 57,060 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 3.0% unemployment rate, $16.50/hr average worker wage, and a $34,320 average annual salary.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Midwestern State University ends up costing a student $7,596/yr.