With an overall population of 82,951 and a student population of 6,685, approximately 6,685 of Norwalk students attend one of Norwalk's schools that offer nursing programs.
Norwalk's largest nursing school is Norwalk Community College. In 2010, Norwalk Community College graduated approximately 47 students from its nursing program.
A reported 47 students graduated with credentials in nursing in Norwalk in 2010. If you decide to attend a nursing school in Norwalk, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,180.
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 Norwalk.
If you plan on staying in Norwalk after graduating from nursing school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Norwalk, which is the most popular nursing profession, are good. In 2010, of the 36,720 nurses in Connecticut, 7,500 were working in the greater Norwalk area. Norwalk's nurse workforce is projected to increase by 14% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Norwalk, you can expect to make an average salary of $71,080 per year. This is lower than the average salary for nurses in the state.