With an overall population of 1,742 and a student population of 468, approximately 468 of South Lancaster students attend one of South Lancaster's schools that offer nursing programs.
Of the 1 nursing schools in South Lancaster, the largest nursing school, by student population, is Atlantic Union College. In 2010, Atlantic Union College graduated approximately 25 students with credentials in nursing.
In 2010, 25 students graduated with a nursing degree from one of South Lancaster's nursing schools. In 2009 tuition at nursing schools in South Lancaster was $16,570 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $960 for nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,000 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $24,030.
Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in South Lancaster, your job prospects are good. There were 83,320 nurses working in Massachusetts and 7,510 working in the greater South Lancaster area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 17% in South Lancaster. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in South Lancaster, you can expect to make an average salary of $80,120 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nurses in the state.