Edison has a general population of 97,687 and an overall student population of 14,623. Approximately 13,356 of Edison's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Edison's largest nursing school is Middlesex County College. In 2010, Middlesex County College graduated approximately 92 students from its nursing program.
In 2010, 92 students graduated with a nursing degree from one of Edison's nursing schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,520 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,483 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 Edison, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 9 nurses in New Jersey were working in the greater Edison area. The number of nurses in Edison 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 Edison is $75,250 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.