Lebanon has a total population of 20,235 and a student population of 1,727. Of these students, 1,355 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Of the 1 nursing schools in Lebanon, the largest nursing school, by student population, is Cumberland University. In 2010, Cumberland University graduated approximately 82 students with credentials in nursing.
In 2010, 82 students graduated with a nursing degree in Lebanon. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $17,430 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,280 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nursing program in Lebanon. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,950 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $27,930.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Lebanon, your job prospects are good. There were 61,600 nurses working in Tennessee and 14,860 working in the greater Lebanon area in 2010. The government projects that the number of nurses in Lebanon 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 Lebanon is $60,210 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.