If you decide that you want to get a nursing degree, then you might want to consider attending one of the 2 nursing schools in Fayetteville, North Carolina. With an overall population of 121,015 and a student population of 19,821, approximately 17,486 of Fayetteville students attend one of Fayetteville's schools that offer nursing programs.
The largest nursing school in Fayetteville, by student population, is Fayetteville Technical Community College. Approximately 71 students graduated in 2010 from Fayetteville Technical Community College with credentials in nursing.
A total of 147 students graduated with credentials in nursing from nursing schools in Fayetteville in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,398 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Fayetteville nursing schools was an average of $23,741 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,125 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nursing program in Fayetteville. And if you live on campus at one of the Fayetteville-based nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $5,421 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,068.
If you plan on staying in Fayetteville after graduating from nursing school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Fayetteville, which is the most popular nursing profession, are good. In 2010, there were 84,300 nurses in North Carolina. Of these nurses, 2,420 were working in the greater Fayetteville area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 27% in Fayetteville. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Fayetteville is $58,190 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.
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