Lancaster has a general population of 25,894 and an overall student population of 5,886. Approximately 5,886 of Lancaster's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Lancaster's largest nursing school is Cedar Valley College. In 2010, approximately 0 students graduated from the Nursing program at Cedar Valley College.
If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,230 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,400 for nursing related books and supplies each year.
After graduating with your credentials in nursing, if you decide to work as a nurse in Lancaster, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 166,240 nurses in Texas. Of these nurses, 33,060 were working in the greater Lancaster area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Lancaster will increase by 32% 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 $66,950 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.