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Nursing Schools in Fitchburg, Massachusetts

Nursing Schools in Fitchburg, MA

Fitchburg, Massachusetts has 2 nursing schools for you to consider if you are interested in pursuing a degree in nursing. With an overall population of 39,102 and a student population of 7,119, approximately 7,070 of Fitchburg students attend one of Fitchburg's schools that offer nursing programs.

Fitchburg State University is the largest nursing school in Fitchburg, based on student population. In 2010, Fitchburg State University graduated approximately 39 students from its nursing program.

In 2010, 67 students graduated with a nursing degree in Fitchburg. If you decide to attend one of Fitchburg's nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $17,420 per year in instate tuition and $23,500 per year in out of state tuition.

In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $800 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nursing program in Fitchburg. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,870 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $10,200.

Nursing Salaries and Career Outlook in Fitchburg

After graduating with your credentials in nursing, if you decide to work as a nurse in Fitchburg, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 83,320 nurses in Massachusetts. Of these nurses, 1,300 were working in the greater Fitchburg area. The number of nurses in Fitchburg is expected to increase by 17% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.

The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Fitchburg is $76,730 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Nursing Degree in Fitchburg
  • Associates Degree in Nursing
  • Bachelors Degree in Nursing
  • Nursing Classes
  • Nursing Courses
  • Nursing Training

 
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  1. 1Fitchburg State UniversityFitchburg State University

    Address:
    160 Pearl St, Fitchburg, Massachusetts 01420-2697

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
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  2. 2Monty TechMonty Tech

    Address:
    1050 Westminster St, Fitchburg, Massachusetts 01420

    Awards Offered:
    1-2 years certificate

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