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.
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.
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