With an overall population of 4,643 and a student population of 4,617, approximately 4,617 of Georgetown students attend one of Georgetown's schools that offer nursing programs.
The largest nursing school in Georgetown, by student population, is Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens. Approximately 113 students graduated in 2010 from Delaware Technical and Community College-Owens with credentials in nursing.
In 2010, 182 students graduated with a nursing certificate in Georgetown. In 2009 tuition at nursing schools in Georgetown was $2,816 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,500 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nursing program in Georgetown.
Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Georgetown, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 9,430 nurses in Delaware. Of these nurses, 1,710 were working in the greater Georgetown area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 28% in Georgetown. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Georgetown is $69,200 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.