There are 3 nursing schools in Augusta, Georgia. With an overall population of 195,182 and a student population of 16,781, approximately 14,604 of Augusta students attend one of Augusta's schools that offer nursing programs.
Of the 3 nursing schools in Augusta, the largest nursing school, by student population, is Medical College of Georgia. In 2010, approximately 196 students graduated from the Nursing program at Medical College of Georgia.
In 2010, 539 students graduated with a nursing degree from one of Augusta's nursing schools. Tuition in 2009 at Augusta's nursing schools was $17,530 per year for instate students and $26,818 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $3,669 per year, on average, for room and board at Augusta-based nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,242.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Augusta, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 66,610 nurses in Georgia, 5,070 were working in the greater Augusta area. The number of nurses in Augusta is expected to increase by 35% 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 Augusta is $64,940 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.
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