With an overall population of 648 and a student population of 13,685, approximately 13,685 of Upper Marlboro students attend one of Upper Marlboro's schools that offer nursing programs.
Of the 1 nursing schools in Upper Marlboro, the largest nursing school, by student population, is Prince George's Community College. In 2010, Prince George's Community College graduated approximately 141 students with credentials in nursing.
In 2010, 147 students graduated with a nursing degree in Upper Marlboro. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,146 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $794 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nursing program in Upper Marlboro.
If you plan on staying in Upper Marlboro after graduating from nursing school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Upper Marlboro, which is the most popular nursing profession, are good. In 2010, there were 51,290 nurses in Maryland. Of these nurses, 30,100 were working in the greater Upper Marlboro area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 22% in Upper Marlboro. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Upper Marlboro is $73,550 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.