Canton has a general population of 2,557 and an overall student population of 754. Approximately 754 of Canton's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Of the 1 nursing schools in Canton, the largest nursing school, by student population, is Culver-Stockton College. In 2010, Culver-Stockton College graduated approximately 14 students from its nursing program.
In 2010, 14 students graduated with a nursing degree in Canton. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $22,550 per year in tuition costs.
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, you will face an additional expense of $7,400 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Canton, your job prospects are average. There were 39,470 nurses working in Missouri and 2,400 working in the greater Canton area in 2010. Canton's nurse workforce is projected to increase by 9% 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 Canton is $17,940 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.