With an overall population of 6,034 and a student population of 7,907, approximately 7,907 of New Paltz students attend one of New Paltz's schools that offer nursing programs.
Of the 1 nursing schools in New Paltz, the largest nursing school, by student population, is State University of New York at New Paltz. In 2010, State University of New York at New Paltz graduated approximately 36 students with credentials in nursing.
A total of 43 students graduated with credentials in nursing from nursing schools in New Paltz in 2010. If you decide to attend one of New Paltz's nursing schools, you can expect to pay an average of $18,691 per year in instate tuition and $26,591 per year in out of state tuition.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,250 for nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,202 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $0.
Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in New Paltz, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 162,860 nurses in New York, 1,000 were working in the greater New Paltz area. The government projects that the number of nurses in New Paltz will increase by 13% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in New Paltz, you can expect to make an average salary of $59,640 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nurses in the state.