There are 2 nursing schools in Fall River, Massachusetts. With an overall population of 91,938 and a student population of 9,601, approximately 8,850 of Fall River students attend one of Fall River's schools that offer nursing programs.
Bristol Community College is the largest nursing school in Fall River, based on student population. Approximately 70 students graduated in 2010 from Bristol Community College with credentials in nursing.
A reported 101 students graduated with credentials in nursing in Fall River in 2010. If you decide to attend a nursing school in Fall River, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,578.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 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 Fall River, your job prospects are good. There were 83,320 nurses working in Massachusetts and 14,550 working in the greater Fall River area in 2010. The government projects that the number of nurses in Fall River will increase by 17% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Fall River is $69,220 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.