With an overall population of 41,410 and a student population of 14,458, approximately 14,440 of Belleville students attend one of Belleville's schools that offer nursing programs.
Southwestern Illinois College is the largest nursing school in Belleville, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 360 students graduated from the Nursing program at Southwestern Illinois College.
A reported 419 students graduated with credentials in nursing in Belleville in 2010. If you decide to attend a nursing school in Belleville, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,380.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,008 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nursing program in Belleville.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Belleville, your job prospects are good. There were 110,740 nurses working in Illinois and 35,270 working in the greater Belleville area in 2010. The number of nurses in Belleville is expected to increase by 20% 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 Belleville is $57,800 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.