Milledgeville has a general population of 18,757 and an overall student population of 8,039. Approximately 6,633 of Milledgeville's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Of the 1 nursing schools in Milledgeville, the largest nursing school, by student population, is Georgia College & State University. In 2010, Georgia College & State University graduated approximately 95 students from its nursing program.
A total of 107 students graduated with credentials in nursing from nursing schools in Milledgeville in 2010. If you decide to attend one of Milledgeville's nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,148 per year in instate tuition and $31,780 per year in out of state tuition.
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 Milledgeville. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,226 per year, on average, for room and board at Milledgeville-based nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
After graduating with your credentials in nursing, if you decide to work as a nurse in Milledgeville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 25 nurses in Georgia were working in the greater Milledgeville area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Milledgeville will increase by 28% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Milledgeville is $17,880 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.