Schenectady has a total population of 61,821 and a student population of 7,941. Of these students, 121 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
The largest nursing school in Schenectady, by student population, is Ellis School of Nursing. In 2010, Ellis School of Nursing graduated approximately 51 students with credentials in nursing.
In 2010, 51 students graduated with a nursing degree in Schenectady. If you decide to attend a nursing school in Schenectady, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $6,927.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,100 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nursing program in Schenectady.
If you plan on staying in Schenectady after graduating from nursing school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Schenectady, which is the most popular nursing profession, are good. In 2010, of the 162,860 nurses in New York, 9,500 were working in the greater Schenectady area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Schenectady will increase by 13% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Schenectady is $60,110 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.