Lewiston has a general population of 30,904 and an overall student population of 4,292. Approximately 4,200 of Lewiston's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Lewiston's largest nursing school is Lewis-Clark State College. In 2010, Lewis-Clark State College graduated approximately 67 students with credentials in nursing.
A reported 71 students graduated with credentials in nursing in Lewiston in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Lewiston's nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $17,886 per year in instate tuition and $26,076 per year in out of state tuition.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,520 for nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,100 per year, on average, for room and board at Lewiston-based nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,356.
Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Lewiston, your job prospects are good. There were 10,500 nurses working in Idaho and 800 working in the greater Lewiston area in 2010. Lewiston's nurse workforce is projected to increase by 27% 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 Lewiston is $55,610 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.