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Nursing Schools in West Palm Beach, Florida

Nursing Schools in West Palm Beach, FL

West Palm Beach, Florida has 3 nursing schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a certificate in nursing. West Palm Beach has a total population of 82,103 and a student population of 9,249. Of these students, 5,398 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.

Of the 3 nursing schools in West Palm Beach, the largest nursing school, by student population, is Southeastern College. In 2010, Southeastern College graduated approximately 181 students from its nursing program.

A reported 483 students graduated with credentials in nursing in West Palm Beach in 2010. In 2009 tuition at nursing schools in West Palm Beach was $18,438 per year, on average.

In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,300 for nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,338 per year, on average, for room and board at West Palm Beach-based nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $22,789.

Nursing Salaries and Career Outlook in West Palm Beach

If you decide to work as a nurse in West Palm Beach, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 15 nurses in Florida were working in the greater West Palm Beach area. West Palm Beach's nurse workforce is projected to increase by 24% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.

The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in West Palm Beach is $64,390 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 West Palm Beach
  • Associates Degree in Nursing
  • Bachelors Degree in Nursing
  • Nursing Classes
  • Nursing Courses
  • Nursing Training

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  1. 1Palm Beach Atlantic University-West Palm Beach

    Address:
    901 S. Flagler Drive, West Palm Beach, Florida 33401

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree

  2. 2Southeastern College

    Address:
    6812 Forest Hill Blvd, Suite D-1, Greenacres, Florida 33413

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

  3. 3Academy for Practical Nursing & Health OccupationsAcademy for Practical Nursing & Health Occupations

    Address:
    5154 Okeechobee Blvd Ste 201, West Palm Beach, Florida 33417

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate

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