There are 2 nursing schools in Poughkeepsie, New York. Poughkeepsie has a general population of 29,871 and an overall student population of 18,858. Approximately 9,968 of Poughkeepsie's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Poughkeepsie's largest nursing school is Dutchess Community College. Approximately 101 students graduated in 2010 from Dutchess Community College with credentials in nursing.
A reported 175 students graduated with credentials in nursing in Poughkeepsie in 2010. If you decide to attend a nursing school in Poughkeepsie, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $3,320.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,225 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nursing program in Poughkeepsie.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Poughkeepsie, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 18 nurses in New York were working in the greater Poughkeepsie area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Poughkeepsie will 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 Poughkeepsie is $72,290 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.