With an overall population of 17,188 and a student population of 6,225, approximately 2,796 of Elizabeth City students attend one of Elizabeth City's schools that offer nursing programs.
The largest nursing school in Elizabeth City, by student population, is College of the Albemarle. In 2010, College of the Albemarle graduated approximately 31 students from its nursing program.
A total of 46 students graduated with credentials in nursing from nursing schools in Elizabeth City in 2010. In 2009 tuition at nursing schools in Elizabeth City was $1,690 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for nursing related books and supplies every year.
Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Elizabeth City, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 84,300 nurses in North Carolina, 3,370 were working in the greater Elizabeth City area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 27% in Elizabeth City. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Elizabeth City, you can expect to make an average salary of $54,450 per year. This is lower than the average salary for nurses in the state.