With an overall population of 3,647 and a student population of 4,529, approximately 4,529 of Oglesby students attend one of Oglesby's schools that offer nursing programs.
Of the 1 nursing schools in Oglesby, the largest nursing school, by student population, is Illinois Valley Community College. Approximately 283 students graduated in 2010 from Illinois Valley Community College with credentials in nursing.
In 2010, 374 students graduated with a nursing certificate from one of Oglesby's nursing schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,242 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for nursing related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Oglesby after graduating from nursing school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Oglesby, which is the most popular nursing profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 51 nurses in Illinois were working in the greater Oglesby area. The number of nurses in Oglesby 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 Oglesby is $54,500 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.