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Nursing Schools in Salina, Kansas

Nursing Schools in Salina, KS

Salina, Kansas has 2 nursing schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a certificate in nursing. Salina has a total population of 45,679 and a student population of 1,250. Of these students, 1,191 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.

Of the 2 nursing schools in Salina, the largest nursing school, by student population, is Salina Area Technical College. In 2010, Salina Area Technical College graduated approximately 187 students with credentials in nursing.

A total of 215 students graduated with credentials in nursing from nursing schools in Salina in 2010. If you decide to attend a nursing school in Salina, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $11,326.

In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $562 for nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,600 per year, on average, for room and board at Salina-based nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $5,631.

Nursing Salaries and Career Outlook in Salina

If you decide to work as a nurse in Salina, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 nurses in Kansas were working in the greater Salina area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 21% in Salina. This anticipated change is the same as the projected nationwide trend for nurses.

The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Salina is $48,960 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

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

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  1. 1Kansas Wesleyan University

    100 E. Claflin Ave., Salina, Kansas 67401-6196

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

  2. 2Salina Area Technical CollegeSalina Area Technical College

    2562 Centennial Road, Salina, Kansas 67401

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