Suffern has a general population of 11,006 and an overall student population of 7,305. Approximately 7,283 of Suffern's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
The largest nursing school in Suffern, by student population, is Rockland Community College. In 2010, Rockland Community College graduated approximately 100 students with credentials in nursing.
In 2010, 100 students graduated with a nursing degree in Suffern. In 2009 tuition at nursing schools in Suffern was $3,549 per year, on average.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,000 for nursing related books and supplies every year.
Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Suffern, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 1 nurses in New York were working in the greater Suffern area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Suffern 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 Suffern is $80,980 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.