With an overall population of 3,388 and a student population of 2,665, approximately 2,099 of Orangeburg students attend one of Orangeburg's schools that offer nursing programs.
Dominican College of Blauvelt is the largest nursing school in Orangeburg, based on student population. Approximately 103 students graduated in 2010 from Dominican College of Blauvelt with credentials in nursing.
In 2010, 115 students graduated with a nursing degree from one of Orangeburg's nursing schools. If you decide to attend a nursing school in Orangeburg, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $21,120.
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 $10,150 per year, on average, for room and board at Orangeburg-based nursing schools. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $24,520.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Orangeburg, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 162,860 nurses in New York, 96,270 were working in the greater Orangeburg area. The number of nurses in Orangeburg is expected to increase by 13% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Orangeburg, you can expect to make an average salary of $80,980 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nurses in the state.