Hamlet has a total population of 6,018 and a student population of 1,969. Of these students, 1,969 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
The largest nursing school in Hamlet, by student population, is Richmond Community College. In 2010, Richmond Community College graduated approximately 41 students with credentials in nursing.
In 2010, 63 students graduated with a nursing degree from one of Hamlet's nursing schools. In 2009 tuition at nursing schools in Hamlet was $1,658 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for nursing related books and supplies each year.
Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Hamlet, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 84,300 nurses in North Carolina. Of these nurses, 4,870 were working in the greater Hamlet area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 27% in Hamlet. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Hamlet is $56,780 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.