Wayne has a total population of 54,069 and a student population of 11,241. Of these students, 10,820 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Wayne's largest nursing school is William Paterson University of New Jersey. Approximately 100 students graduated in 2010 from William Paterson University of New Jersey with credentials in nursing.
A total of 100 students graduated with credentials in nursing from nursing schools in Wayne in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $24,668 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Wayne nursing schools was an average of $31,422 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,600 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nursing program in Wayne. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,870 per year, on average, for room and board at Wayne-based nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $14,688.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Wayne, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 2 nurses in New Jersey were working in the greater Wayne area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 12% in Wayne. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Wayne is $80,980 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.