Leesburg has a general population of 15,956 and an overall student population of 4,880. Approximately 4,752 of Leesburg's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Leesburg's largest nursing school is Lake-Sumter Community College. In 2010, Lake-Sumter Community College graduated approximately 82 students with credentials in nursing.
A total of 82 students graduated with credentials in nursing from nursing schools in Leesburg in 2010. In 2009 tuition at nursing schools in Leesburg was $2,556 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for nursing related books and supplies each year.
Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Leesburg, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 151,100 nurses in Florida, 18,350 were working in the greater Leesburg area. The number of nurses in Leesburg is expected to increase by 24% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Leesburg is $55,340 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.