Jefferson City has a general population of 7,760 and an overall student population of 2,150. Approximately 2,150 of Jefferson City's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Carson-Newman College is the largest nursing school in Jefferson City, based on student population. In 2010, Carson-Newman College graduated approximately 16 students with credentials in nursing.
In 2010, 18 students graduated with a nursing degree from one of Jefferson City's nursing schools. In 2009 tuition at nursing schools in Jefferson City was $18,702 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,088 for nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,796 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $23,590.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Jefferson City, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 61,600 nurses in Tennessee. Of these nurses, 750 were working in the greater Jefferson City area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 16% in Jefferson City. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Jefferson City is $53,310 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.