With an overall population of 8,399 and a student population of 6,988, approximately 6,988 of Farmingdale students attend one of Farmingdale's schools that offer nursing programs.
The largest nursing school in Farmingdale, by student population, is Farmingdale State College. Approximately 141 students graduated in 2010 from Farmingdale State College with credentials in nursing.
In 2010, 141 students graduated with a nursing degree in Farmingdale. Tuition in 2009 at Farmingdale's nursing schools was $19,968 per year for instate students and $27,868 per year for out of state students.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,245 for nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $11,090 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $9,530.
If you plan on staying in Farmingdale after graduating from nursing school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Farmingdale, which is the most popular nursing profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 3 nurses in New York were working in the greater Farmingdale area. Farmingdale's nurse workforce is projected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Farmingdale is $78,230 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.