There are 2 nursing schools in Providence, Rhode Island. Providence has a general population of 173,618 and an overall student population of 36,049. Approximately 9,353 of Providence's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Providence's largest nursing school is Rhode Island College. In 2010, Rhode Island College graduated approximately 150 students from its nursing program.
A reported 182 students graduated with credentials in nursing in Providence in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Providence's nursing schools was $17,666 per year for instate students and $26,746 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $800 for nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,818 per year, on average, for room and board at Providence-based nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $12,942.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Providence, your job prospects are good. There were 12,450 nurses working in Rhode Island and 14,550 working in the greater Providence area in 2010. The number of nurses in Providence is expected to increase by 18% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Providence, you can expect to make an average salary of $69,220 per year. This is the same as the average salary for nurses in the state.
600 Mount Pleasant Ave, Providence, Rhode Island 02908
Less than 1 year certificate
200 High Service Ave, North Providence, Rhode Island 02904
2-4 years certificate