With an overall population of 52,457 and a student population of 5,355, approximately 5,229 of Carson City students attend one of Carson City's schools that offer nursing programs.
Western Nevada College is the largest nursing school in Carson City, based on student population. In 2010, Western Nevada College graduated approximately 58 students with credentials in nursing.
In 2010, 58 students graduated with a nursing degree in Carson City. In 2009 tuition at nursing schools in Carson City was $2,010 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,310 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nursing program in Carson City.
Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Carson City, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 18 nurses in Nevada were working in the greater Carson City area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 19% in Carson City. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Carson City, you can expect to make an average salary of $78,190 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nurses in the state.