Alfred has a total population of 3,954 and a student population of 5,849. Of these students, 3,530 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Of the 1 nursing schools in Alfred, the largest nursing school, by student population, is SUNY College of Technology at Alfred. In 2010, SUNY College of Technology at Alfred graduated approximately 35 students from its nursing program.
In 2010, 35 students graduated with a nursing degree in Alfred. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $19,152 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Alfred nursing schools was an average of $22,932 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,200 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nursing program in Alfred. And if you live on campus at one of the Alfred-based nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $9,190 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $11,862.
Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Alfred, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 27 nurses in New York were working in the greater Alfred area. The number of nurses in Alfred is expected to increase by 13% 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 Alfred is $52,140 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.