Somerville has a general population of 12,423 and an overall student population of 7,888. Approximately 7,888 of Somerville's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Of the 1 nursing schools in Somerville, the largest nursing school, by student population, is Raritan Valley Community College. In 2010, approximately 77 students graduated from the Nursing program at Raritan Valley Community College.
A total of 77 students graduated with credentials in nursing from nursing schools in Somerville in 2010. In 2009 tuition at nursing schools in Somerville was $3,803 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,300 for nursing related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Somerville, your job prospects are good. There were 79,500 nurses working in New Jersey and 18,490 working in the greater Somerville area in 2010. Somerville's nurse workforce is projected 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 Somerville is $75,250 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.