With an overall population of 6,622 and a student population of 86, approximately 86 of McKees Rocks students attend one of McKees Rocks's schools that offer nursing programs.
Ohio Valley Hospital School of Nursing is the largest nursing school in McKees Rocks, based on student population. In 2010, Ohio Valley Hospital School of Nursing graduated approximately 23 students from its nursing program.
In 2010, 23 students graduated with a nursing certificate in McKees Rocks. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,229 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,500 for nursing related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in nursing, if you decide to work as a nurse in McKees Rocks, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 135,400 nurses in Pennsylvania. Of these nurses, 28,920 were working in the greater McKees Rocks area. The government projects that the number of nurses in McKees Rocks will increase by 16% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in McKees Rocks is $59,370 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.