With an overall population of 15,941 and a student population of 2,504, approximately 2,504 of Dixon students attend one of Dixon's schools that offer nursing programs.
Sauk Valley Community College is the largest nursing school in Dixon, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 159 students graduated from the Nursing program at Sauk Valley Community College.
In 2010, 207 students graduated with a nursing certificate in Dixon. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,923 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,487 for nursing related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Dixon after graduating from nursing school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Dixon, which is the most popular nursing profession, are good. In 2010, there were 110,740 nurses in Illinois. Of these nurses, 2,940 were working in the greater Dixon area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 20% in Dixon. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Dixon is $54,500 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.