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Nursing Schools in Las Cruces, New Mexico

Nursing Schools in Las Cruces, NM

If you are interested in pursuing nursing, you may want to consider attending one of the 3 nursing schools in Las Cruces, New Mexico. Las Cruces has a general population of 74,267 and an overall student population of 28,575. Approximately 28,541 of Las Cruces's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.

New Mexico State University-Main Campus is the largest nursing school in Las Cruces, based on student population. In 2010, New Mexico State University-Main Campus graduated approximately 180 students from its nursing program.

A reported 365 students graduated with credentials in nursing in Las Cruces in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,434 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Las Cruces nursing schools was an average of $27,586 per year in 2009.

In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $729 for nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $6,338 per year, on average, for room and board at Las Cruces-based nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,847.

Nursing Salaries and Career Outlook in Las Cruces

Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Las Cruces, your job prospects are good. There were 13,160 nurses working in New Mexico and 1,630 working in the greater Las Cruces area in 2010. Las Cruces's nurse workforce is projected to increase by 23% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.

The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Las Cruces is $57,590 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

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

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  1. 1New Mexico State University-Main CampusNew Mexico State University-Main Campus

    Address:
    2850 Weddell Street, Las Cruces, New Mexico 88003-8001

    Awards Offered:
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  2. 2New Mexico State University-Dona Ana

    Address:
    3400 S Espina, Las Cruces, New Mexico 88003-8001

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

  3. 3Computer Career Center a division of Vista CollegeComputer Career Center a division of Vista College

    Address:
    850 North Telshore Blvd., Suites F-G. Las Cruces, NM 88011

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

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