With an overall population of 7,691 and a student population of 1,872, approximately 1,872 of Morehead City students attend one of Morehead City's schools that offer nursing programs.
The largest nursing school in Morehead City, by student population, is Carteret Community College. In 2010, approximately 11 students graduated from the Nursing program at Carteret Community College.
A total of 22 students graduated with credentials in nursing from nursing schools in Morehead City in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,716 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,070 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 Morehead City, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 84,300 nurses in North Carolina. Of these nurses, 3,370 were working in the greater Morehead City area. Morehead City's nurse workforce is projected to increase by 27% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Morehead 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.