With an overall population of 58,748 and a student population of 20,408, approximately 11,391 of Marietta students attend one of Marietta's schools that offer nursing programs.
Marietta's largest nursing school is Chattahoochee Technical College. In 2010, approximately 92 students graduated from the Nursing program at Chattahoochee Technical College.
In 2010, 92 students graduated with a nursing certificate from one of Marietta's nursing schools. In 2009 tuition at nursing schools in Marietta was $2,792 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nursing program in Marietta.
Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Marietta, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 66,610 nurses in Georgia. Of these nurses, 33,790 were working in the greater Marietta area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 35% in Marietta. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Marietta, you can expect to make an average salary of $64,100 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nurses in the state.