Rockville has a total population of 47,388 and a student population of 26,323. Of these students, 26,147 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Of the 1 nursing schools in Rockville, the largest nursing school, by student population, is Montgomery College. In 2010, Montgomery College graduated approximately 105 students from its nursing program.
In 2010, 105 students graduated with a nursing degree in Rockville. If you decide to attend a nursing school in Rockville, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $4,092.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $650 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 Rockville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 nurses in Maryland were working in the greater Rockville area. The number of nurses in Rockville is expected to increase by 22% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Rockville, 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.