Morristown has a general population of 18,544 and an overall student population of 2,404. Approximately 2,157 of Morristown's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
College of Saint Elizabeth is the largest nursing school in Morristown, based on student population. In 2010, College of Saint Elizabeth graduated approximately 36 students from its nursing program.
A total of 49 students graduated with credentials in nursing from nursing schools in Morristown in 2010. In 2009 tuition at nursing schools in Morristown was $25,058 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,200 for nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Morristown-based nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $10,904 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $28,414.
After graduating with your credentials in nursing, if you decide to work as a nurse in Morristown, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 8 nurses in New Jersey were working in the greater Morristown area. The number of nurses in Morristown is expected to increase by 12% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Morristown is $78,180 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.