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Nursing Schools in Hickory, North Carolina

Nursing Schools in Hickory, NC

If you decide that you want to get a nursing degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 nursing schools in Hickory, North Carolina. Hickory has a total population of 37,222 and a student population of 7,202. Of these students, 7,202 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.

The largest nursing school in Hickory, by student population, is Catawba Valley Community College. In 2010, Catawba Valley Community College graduated approximately 70 students from its nursing program.

In 2010, 105 students graduated with a nursing degree in Hickory. If you decide to attend a nursing school in Hickory, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $12,965.

You should also anticipate spending about $1,155 for nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,540 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $17,392.

Nursing Salaries and Career Outlook in Hickory

If you plan on staying in Hickory after graduating from nursing school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Hickory, which is the most popular nursing profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 30 nurses in North Carolina were working in the greater Hickory area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 27% in Hickory. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.

The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Hickory is $55,380 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Nursing Degree in Hickory
  • Associates Degree in Nursing
  • Bachelors Degree in Nursing
  • Nursing Classes
  • Nursing Courses
  • Nursing Training

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  1. 1Catawba Valley Community CollegeCatawba Valley Community College

    2550 Hwy 70 SE, Hickory, North Carolina 28602-0699

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

  2. 2Lenoir-Rhyne UniversityLenoir-Rhyne University

    625 7th Avenue NE, Hickory, North Carolina 28601

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree