There are 2 nursing schools in Springfield, Massachusetts. Springfield has a general population of 152,082 and an overall student population of 20,020. Approximately 10,196 of Springfield's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Springfield Technical Community College is the largest nursing school in Springfield, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 85 students graduated from the Nursing program at Springfield Technical Community College.
In 2010, 157 students graduated with a nursing degree from one of Springfield's nursing schools. If you decide to attend a nursing school in Springfield, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $14,743.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nursing program in Springfield. And if you live on campus at one of the Springfield-based nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $10,600 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $19,263.
If you plan on staying in Springfield after graduating from nursing school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Springfield, which is the most popular nursing profession, are good. There were 83,320 nurses working in Massachusetts and 6,610 working in the greater Springfield area in 2010. Springfield's nurse workforce is projected to 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 Springfield is $71,200 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.
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