Albany has a total population of 40,852 and a student population of 6,512. Of these students, 6,512 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Albany's largest nursing school is Linn-Benton Community College. Approximately 44 students graduated in 2010 from Linn-Benton Community College with credentials in nursing.
A reported 44 students graduated with credentials in nursing in Albany in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,108 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,260 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nursing program in Albany.
If you plan on staying in Albany after graduating from nursing school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Albany, which is the most popular nursing profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 58 nurses in Oregon were working in the greater Albany area. Albany's nurse workforce is projected to increase by 22% 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 Albany is $57,080 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.