New Albany has a total population of 37,603 and a student population of 6,840. Of these students, 6,840 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Of the 1 nursing schools in New Albany, the largest nursing school, by student population, is Indiana University-Southeast. In 2010, Indiana University-Southeast graduated approximately 75 students from its nursing program.
In 2010, 75 students graduated with a nursing degree in New Albany. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,470 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all New Albany nursing schools was an average of $27,158 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $880 for nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the New Albany-based nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $8,860 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,210.
If you decide to work as a nurse in New Albany, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 57,310 nurses in Indiana, 15,890 were working in the greater New Albany area. The number of nurses in New Albany is expected to increase by 22% 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 New Albany is $58,290 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.