Reno, Nevada has 2 nursing schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in nursing. Reno has a general population of 180,480 and an overall student population of 30,362. Approximately 29,817 of Reno's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
The largest nursing school in Reno, by student population, is University of Nevada-Reno. In 2010, approximately 111 students graduated from the Nursing program at University of Nevada-Reno.
A total of 175 students graduated with credentials in nursing from nursing schools in Reno in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,345 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Reno nursing schools was an average of $32,685 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,245 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $8,416.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Reno, your job prospects are good. There were 16,900 nurses working in Nevada and 3,180 working in the greater Reno area in 2010. The number of nurses in Reno is expected 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 Reno is $74,220 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.
Reno, Nevada 89557
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