Champaign has a general population of 67,518 and an overall student population of 53,696. Approximately 9,633 of Champaign's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Of the 1 nursing schools in Champaign, the largest nursing school, by student population, is Parkland College. In 2010, Parkland College graduated approximately 79 students with credentials in nursing.
In 2010, 122 students graduated with a nursing degree in Champaign. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,760 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for nursing related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in nursing, if you decide to work as a nurse in Champaign, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 110,740 nurses in Illinois. Of these nurses, 1,880 were working in the greater Champaign area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 20% in Champaign. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Champaign is $55,550 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.