Flat Rock has a total population of 1,690 and a student population of 2,488. Of these students, 2,488 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Blue Ridge Community College is the largest nursing school in Flat Rock, based on student population. In 2010, Blue Ridge Community College graduated approximately 46 students with credentials in nursing.
In 2010, 46 students graduated with a nursing degree from one of Flat Rock's nursing schools. In 2009 tuition at nursing schools in Flat Rock was $1,695 per year, on average.
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 Flat Rock.
Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Flat Rock, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 84,300 nurses in North Carolina, 3,560 were working in the greater Flat Rock area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Flat Rock will increase by 27% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Flat Rock is $53,110 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.