With an overall population of 22,578 and a student population of 12,751, approximately 12,751 of Cranford students attend one of Cranford's schools that offer nursing programs.
Union County College is the largest nursing school in Cranford, based on student population. In 2010, approximately 182 students graduated from the Nursing program at Union County College.
In 2010, 205 students graduated with a nursing degree in Cranford. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,904 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,200 for nursing related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Cranford after graduating from nursing school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Cranford, which is the most popular nursing profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 8 nurses in New Jersey were working in the greater Cranford area. The number of nurses in Cranford is expected 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 Cranford is $78,180 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.