Henderson, NV (population: 265,681) has two nursing schools within its city limits. Nevada State College, the highest ranked school in the city with a nursing program, has a total student population of 2,516. It is the 5265th highest ranked school in the USA and the 25th highest in the state of Nevada (#1 is Euphoria Institute of Beauty Arts & Sciences). To learn more about nursing programs in Henderson, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of nursing professors at Nevada State College such as Debby Antonella, Jean Benzel-Lindley, Sherri Coffman, Carol Dahn, Susan Growe, and Michelle Ingram.
Nursing students from Henderson schools who go on to become nurses, registered nurses, practical nurses, pediatric nurses, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 2,583,770 people working as registered nurses alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $66,530. Also, Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses make on average $40,900 per year and there are about 728,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Las Vegas-Paradise area alone, there are 1,590 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average salary of $48,460. Registered nurses in this area earn $72,950/yr and there are 11,590 employed.
Henderson lies in Clark county, which is one of the 8 counties in Nevada. Overall, the Las Vegas-Paradise area has 858,540 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.0% unemployment rate, $19.26/hr average worker wage, and a $40,070 average annual salary. Thus, about 13.497 out of every 1000 jobs in Henderson are held by registered nurses, and 1.847/1000 are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses.
Of the 2 nursing schools in Henderson, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Nevada State College comes out as the most expensive ($10,150/yr) for nursing students, with Nevada State College as the lowest, reported at only $10,150/yr.