Bloomfield has a general population of 47,683 and an overall student population of 2,299. Approximately 2,156 of Bloomfield's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Bloomfield College is the largest nursing school in Bloomfield, based on student population. Approximately 34 students graduated in 2010 from Bloomfield College with credentials in nursing.
A reported 34 students graduated with credentials in nursing in Bloomfield in 2010. In 2009 tuition at nursing schools in Bloomfield was $21,000 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nursing program in Bloomfield. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,300 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $24,800.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Bloomfield, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 79,500 nurses in New Jersey. Of these nurses, 19,580 were working in the greater Bloomfield area. Bloomfield's nurse workforce is projected to increase by 12% 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 Bloomfield is $78,180 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.