Medford has a general population of 55,765 and an overall student population of 10,678. Approximately 357 of Medford's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Medford's largest nursing school is Lawrence Memorial Hospital School of Nursing. In 2010, Lawrence Memorial Hospital School of Nursing graduated approximately 115 students from its nursing program.
A total of 115 students graduated with credentials in nursing from nursing schools in Medford in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $25,422 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nursing program in Medford.
Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Medford, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 nurses in Massachusetts were working in the greater Medford area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 17% in Medford. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Medford is $89,200 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.