Milton has a total population of 26,062 and a student population of 3,125. Of these students, 3,125 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Of the 1 nursing schools in Milton, the largest nursing school, by student population, is Curry College. In 2010, Curry College graduated approximately 181 students from its nursing program.
A total of 181 students graduated with credentials in nursing from nursing schools in Milton in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $29,370 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,630 per year, on average, for room and board at Milton-based nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $32,170.
After graduating with your credentials in nursing, if you decide to work as a nurse in Milton, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 83,320 nurses in Massachusetts. Of these nurses, 48,240 were working in the greater Milton area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Milton will increase by 17% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Milton is $89,200 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.