Old Westbury has a general population of 4,228 and an overall student population of 13,068. Approximately 9,171 of Old Westbury's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Old Westbury's largest nursing school is New York Institute of Technology. In 2010, New York Institute of Technology graduated approximately 21 students from its nursing program.
In 2010, 21 students graduated with a nursing degree in Old Westbury. In 2009 tuition at nursing schools in Old Westbury was $24,140 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,400 for nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $10,520 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $28,430.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Old Westbury, your job prospects are good. There were 162,860 nurses working in New York and 26,180 working in the greater Old Westbury area in 2010. The number of nurses in Old Westbury is expected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Old Westbury, you can expect to make an average salary of $78,230 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nurses in the state.