Frederick has a general population of 52,767 and an overall student population of 8,927. Approximately 6,233 of Frederick's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Frederick Community College is the largest nursing school in Frederick, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 64 students graduated from the Nursing program at Frederick Community College.
A reported 85 students graduated with credentials in nursing in Frederick in 2010. If you decide to attend a nursing school in Frederick, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,631.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,600 for nursing related books and supplies each year.
Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Frederick, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 nurses in Maryland were working in the greater Frederick area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 22% in Frederick. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Frederick, you can expect to make an average salary of $78,520 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nurses in the state.