With an overall population of 3,638 and a student population of 5,652, approximately 5,652 of Dahlonega students attend one of Dahlonega's schools that offer nursing programs.
North Georgia College & State University is the largest nursing school in Dahlonega, based on student population. In 2010, North Georgia College & State University graduated approximately 173 students with credentials in nursing.
A reported 187 students graduated with credentials in nursing in Dahlonega in 2010. Tuition in 2009 at Dahlonega's nursing schools was $14,266 per year for instate students and $25,880 per year for out of state students.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $5,644 per year, on average, for room and board at Dahlonega-based nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $9,340.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Dahlonega, your job prospects are good. There were 37,930 nurses working in Georgia and 1,810 working in the greater Dahlonega area in 2010. The government projects that the number of nurses in Dahlonega will increase by 28% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Dahlonega, you can expect to make an average salary of $20,270 per year. This is lower than the average salary for nurses in the state.