Anderson has a total population of 59,734 and a student population of 2,936. Of these students, 2,691 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Anderson University is the largest nursing school in Anderson, based on student population. In 2010, Anderson University graduated approximately 33 students with credentials in nursing.
In 2010, 51 students graduated with a nursing degree from one of Anderson's nursing schools. If you decide to attend a nursing school in Anderson, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $22,910.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Anderson-based nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $7,980 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $26,710.
Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Anderson, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 57,310 nurses in Indiana, 980 were working in the greater Anderson area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Anderson will increase by 22% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Anderson, you can expect to make an average salary of $59,510 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nurses in the state.