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Nursing Schools in Joliet, Illinois

Nursing Schools in Joliet, IL

If you decide that you want to get a nursing degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 nursing schools in Joliet, Illinois. Joliet has a total population of 106,221 and a student population of 18,860. Of these students, 18,640 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.

Joliet's largest nursing school is Joliet Junior College. In 2010, Joliet Junior College graduated approximately 158 students with credentials in nursing.

In 2010, 446 students graduated with a nursing degree in Joliet. In 2009 tuition at nursing schools in Joliet was $12,744 per year, on average.

In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,075 for nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,938 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $18,956.

Nursing Salaries and Career Outlook in Joliet

If you decide to work as a nurse in Joliet, your job prospects are good. There were 110,740 nurses working in Illinois and 76,600 working in the greater Joliet area in 2010. The number of nurses in Joliet is expected to increase by 20% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.

As a nurse in Joliet, you can expect to make an average salary of $69,850 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nurses in the state.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Nursing Degree in Joliet
  • Associates Degree in Nursing
  • Bachelors Degree in Nursing
  • Nursing Classes
  • Nursing Courses
  • Nursing Training

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  1. 1Joliet Junior CollegeJoliet Junior College

    1215 Houbolt Rd, Joliet, Illinois 60431-8938

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree

  2. 2University of St FrancisUniversity of St Francis

    500 N Wilcox St, Joliet, Illinois 60435-6188

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate