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Nursing Schools in Gainesville, Florida

Nursing Schools in Gainesville, FL

There are 2 nursing schools in Gainesville, Florida. Gainesville has a total population of 95,447 and a student population of 66,405. Of these students, 65,734 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.

Of the 2 nursing schools in Gainesville, the largest nursing school, by student population, is University of Florida. In 2010, approximately 352 students graduated from the Nursing program at University of Florida.

In 2010, 497 students graduated with a nursing degree from one of Gainesville's nursing schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $16,183 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Gainesville nursing schools was an average of $35,554 per year in 2009.

In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $845 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nursing program in Gainesville. And if you live on campus at one of the Gainesville-based nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $7,500 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,619.

Nursing Salaries and Career Outlook in Gainesville

After graduating with your credentials in nursing, if you decide to work as a nurse in Gainesville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 30 nurses in Florida were working in the greater Gainesville area. The number of nurses in Gainesville is expected to increase by 24% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.

The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Gainesville is $62,160 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Nursing Degree in Gainesville
  • Associates Degree in Nursing
  • Bachelors Degree in Nursing
  • Nursing Classes
  • Nursing Courses
  • Nursing Training

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  1. 1University of FloridaUniversity of Florida

    Address:
    355 Tigert Hall, Gainesville, Florida 32611-3115

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  2. 2Santa Fe CollegeSanta Fe College

    Address:
    3000 NW 83rd Street, Gainesville, Florida 32606

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    2-4 years certificate
    Bachelor's degree

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