With an overall population of 11,260 and a student population of 1,450, approximately 1,450 of Palos Heights students attend one of Palos Heights's schools that offer nursing programs.
Palos Heights's largest nursing school is Trinity Christian College. Approximately 39 students graduated in 2010 from Trinity Christian College with credentials in nursing.
A reported 39 students graduated with credentials in nursing in Palos Heights in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,959 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,910 per year, on average, for room and board at Palos Heights-based nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you plan on staying in Palos Heights after graduating from nursing school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Palos Heights, which is the most popular nursing profession, are good. In 2010, of the 110,740 nurses in Illinois, 76,600 were working in the greater Palos Heights area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Palos Heights will 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 Palos Heights is $69,850 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.