With an overall population of 16,964 and a student population of 9,616, approximately 9,616 of South Orange students attend one of South Orange's schools that offer nursing programs.
South Orange's largest nursing school is Seton Hall University. In 2010, Seton Hall University graduated approximately 139 students with credentials in nursing.
A reported 157 students graduated with credentials in nursing in South Orange in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $30,470 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,300 for nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the South Orange-based nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $11,700 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $35,370.
After graduating with your credentials in nursing, if you decide to work as a nurse in South Orange, your job prospects are good. There were 79,500 nurses working in New Jersey and 19,580 working in the greater South Orange area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 12% in South Orange. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in South Orange is $78,180 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.