Lancaster has a general population of 8,177 and an overall student population of 1,593. Approximately 1,593 of Lancaster's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Lancaster's largest nursing school is University of South Carolina-Lancaster. Approximately 12 students graduated in 2010 from University of South Carolina-Lancaster with credentials in nursing.
In 2010, 12 students graduated with a nursing degree in Lancaster. In 2009 tuition at nursing schools in Lancaster was $5,528 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,036 for nursing related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Lancaster, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 38,400 nurses in South Carolina, 2,190 were working in the greater Lancaster area. The number of nurses in Lancaster is expected to increase by 25% 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 Lancaster is $53,030 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.