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Nursing Schools in Las Vegas, Nevada

Nursing Schools in Las Vegas, NV

Las Vegas, Nevada has 3 nursing schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in nursing. Las Vegas has a general population of 478,434 and an overall student population of 76,598. Approximately 71,765 of Las Vegas's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.

Las Vegas's largest nursing school is University of Nevada-Las Vegas. In 2010, approximately 163 students graduated from the Nursing program at University of Nevada-Las Vegas.

In 2010, 358 students graduated with a nursing degree from one of Las Vegas's nursing schools. Tuition in 2009 at Las Vegas's nursing schools was $19,123 per year for instate students and $31,463 per year for out of state students.

You should also anticipate spending about $900 for nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,456 per year, on average, for room and board at Las Vegas-based nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $8,493.

Nursing Salaries and Career Outlook in Las Vegas

If you decide to work as a nurse in Las Vegas, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 16,900 nurses in Nevada. Of these nurses, 12,050 were working in the greater Las Vegas area. Las Vegas's nurse workforce is projected to increase by 19% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.

The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Las Vegas is $75,110 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Nursing Degree in Las Vegas
  • Associates Degree in Nursing
  • Bachelors Degree in Nursing
  • Nursing Classes
  • Nursing Courses
  • Nursing Training

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  1. 1College of Southern NevadaCollege of Southern Nevada

    Address:
    6375 W. Charleston Blvd., Las Vegas, Nevada 89146-1164

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree

  2. 2University of Nevada-Las VegasUniversity of Nevada-Las Vegas

    Address:
    4505 S Maryland Pky, Las Vegas, Nevada 89154

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  3. 3Kaplan College-Las Vegas CampusKaplan College-Las Vegas Campus

    Address:
    3535 W. Sahara Avenue, Las Vegas, Nevada 89102

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    2-4 years certificate

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