With an overall population of 20,784 and a student population of 2,024, approximately 1,850 of Portsmouth students attend one of Portsmouth's schools that offer nursing programs.
Of the 1 nursing schools in Portsmouth, the largest nursing school, by student population, is Great Bay Community College. In 2010, Great Bay Community College graduated approximately 46 students with credentials in nursing.
A reported 46 students graduated with credentials in nursing in Portsmouth in 2010. If you decide to attend a nursing school in Portsmouth, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $6,016.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for nursing related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Portsmouth, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 13,870 nurses in New Hampshire. Of these nurses, 890 were working in the greater Portsmouth area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 25% in Portsmouth. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Portsmouth is $61,720 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.