With an overall population of 16,731 and a student population of 7,520, approximately 3,913 of Westminster students attend one of Westminster's schools that offer nursing programs.
The largest nursing school in Westminster, by student population, is Carroll Community College. In 2010, approximately 51 students graduated from the Nursing program at Carroll Community College.
A total of 74 students graduated with credentials in nursing from nursing schools in Westminster in 2010. If you decide to attend a nursing school in Westminster, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,852.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for nursing related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Westminster after graduating from nursing school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Westminster, which is the most popular nursing profession, are good. In 2010, there were 51,290 nurses in Maryland. Of these nurses, 30,670 were working in the greater Westminster area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 22% in Westminster. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Westminster, you can expect to make an average salary of $77,030 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nurses in the state.