Pursue a Career in Nursing
The path to a nursing degree can be affordable, flexible, and quick. You can find a nursing degree program with low-priced classes that offers you all the benefits of a traditional RN degree without taking on a huge financial burden – and possibly do it all in less time.
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Full time workers age 25 and above in 2014 saw median earnings with a bachelor's degree of $22,516 more than the median earnings of full time and salary workers with a high school diploma. Source: https://www.bls.gov/emp/ep_chart_001.htm
The 2011-12 National Postsecondary Student Aid Study (NPSAS:12) published Student Financial Aid Estimates for 2011-12 stipulating the number of full time students who received Pell grants with between $60,000 to $80,000 increased to 18% in 2011-12 from 2% in 2007-08. Source: https://nces.ed.gov/pubsearch/pubsinfo.asp?pubid=2013165
The Federal Pell Grant provides students with annual assistance of up to 5,815 and is awarded to both undergraduate as well as graduate level students; however, typically undergraduate students receive this type of aid. A Federal Pell Grant does not have to be repaid whereas student loans do have to be repaid. Source: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/types/grants-scholarships/pell
Under certain circumstances, a Federal Pell Grant will need to be repaid. For example, if you decide to withdraw from school before you graduate, you will need to pay the Grant back. Source: https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/types/grants-scholarships