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Nursing Schools in Jackson, Tennessee

Nursing Schools in Jackson, TN

If you decide that you want to get a nursing degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 3 nursing schools in Jackson, Tennessee. With an overall population of 59,643 and a student population of 12,797, approximately 9,562 of Jackson students attend one of Jackson's schools that offer nursing programs.

Jackson's largest nursing school is Jackson State Community College. In 2010, Jackson State Community College graduated approximately 168 students with credentials in nursing.

A total of 465 students graduated with credentials in nursing from nursing schools in Jackson in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $11,996 per year in tuition costs.

In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,050 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nursing program in Jackson. And if you live on campus at one of the Jackson-based nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $9,960 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $10,351.

Nursing Salaries and Career Outlook in Jackson

After graduating with your credentials in nursing, if you decide to work as a nurse in Jackson, your job prospects are good. There were 61,600 nurses working in Tennessee and 2,060 working in the greater Jackson area in 2010. The government projects that the number of nurses in Jackson will increase by 16% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.

The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Jackson is $50,930 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 Jackson
  • Associates Degree in Nursing
  • Bachelors Degree in Nursing
  • Nursing Classes
  • Nursing Courses
  • Nursing Training

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  1. 1Jackson State Community CollegeJackson State Community College

    Address:
    2046 North Pky, Jackson, Tennessee 38301-3797

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

  2. 2Union UniversityUnion University

    Address:
    1050 Union University Dr, Jackson, Tennessee 38305-3697

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  3. 3Tennessee Technology Center at JacksonTennessee Technology Center at Jackson

    Address:
    2468 Technology Center Drive, Jackson, Tennessee 38301

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    2-4 years certificate

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