With an overall population of 9,860 and a student population of 2,941, approximately 2,941 of Harrisburg students attend one of Harrisburg's schools that offer nursing programs.
Southeastern Illinois College is the largest nursing school in Harrisburg, based on student population. In 2010, Southeastern Illinois College graduated approximately 35 students with credentials in nursing.
A total of 36 students graduated with credentials in nursing from nursing schools in Harrisburg in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,844 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $952 for nursing related books and supplies every year.
After graduating with your credentials in nursing, if you decide to work as a nurse in Harrisburg, your job prospects are good. There were 110,740 nurses working in Illinois and 3,390 working in the greater Harrisburg area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 20% in Harrisburg. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Harrisburg, you can expect to make an average salary of $51,590 per year. This is lower than the average salary for nurses in the state.