The largest nursing school in Long Island City, by student population, is CUNY LaGuardia Community College. In 2010, CUNY LaGuardia Community College graduated approximately 160 students from its nursing program.
In 2010, 303 students graduated with a nursing certificate in Long Island City. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,492 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,070 for nursing related books and supplies each year.
Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Long Island City, your job prospects are good. The number of nurses in Long Island City is expected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.