With an overall population of 149,222 and a student population of 8,984, approximately 8,883 of Paterson students attend one of Paterson's schools that offer nursing programs.
Of the 1 nursing schools in Paterson, the largest nursing school, by student population, is Passaic County Community College. Approximately 70 students graduated in 2010 from Passaic County Community College with credentials in nursing.
In 2010, 70 students graduated with a nursing degree in Paterson. In 2009 tuition at nursing schools in Paterson was $3,584 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,100 for nursing related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Paterson, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 nurses in New Jersey were working in the greater Paterson area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 12% in Paterson. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Paterson, you can expect to make an average salary of $80,980 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nurses in the state.