Lodi has a total population of 23,971 and a student population of 2,113. Of these students, 2,113 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Felician College is the largest nursing school in Lodi, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 191 students graduated from the Nursing program at Felician College.
In 2010, 201 students graduated with a nursing degree from one of Lodi's nursing schools. If you decide to attend a nursing school in Lodi, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $25,050.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Lodi-based nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $9,700 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $29,520.
Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Lodi, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 79,500 nurses in New Jersey, 96,270 were working in the greater Lodi area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 12% in Lodi. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Lodi, you can expect to make an average salary of $80,980 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nurses in the state.