With an overall population of 6,514 and a student population of 2,891, approximately 2,891 of Collegedale students attend one of Collegedale's schools that offer nursing programs.
Collegedale's largest nursing school is Southern Adventist University. In 2010, Southern Adventist University graduated approximately 164 students from its nursing program.
A reported 186 students graduated with credentials in nursing in Collegedale in 2010. In 2009 tuition at nursing schools in Collegedale was $17,112 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Collegedale-based nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $5,080 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Collegedale, your job prospects are good. There were 61,600 nurses working in Tennessee and 6,530 working in the greater Collegedale area in 2010. Collegedale's nurse workforce is projected to increase by 16% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Collegedale, you can expect to make an average salary of $53,670 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nurses in the state.