Uniondale has a general population of 23,011 and an overall student population of 198. Approximately 198 of Uniondale's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
The largest nursing school in Uniondale, by student population, is Veeb Nassau County School of Practical Nursing. In 2010, approximately 178 students graduated from the Nursing program at Veeb Nassau County School of Practical Nursing.
In 2010, 178 students graduated with a nursing certificate from one of Uniondale's nursing schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $12,500 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,500 for nursing related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Uniondale after graduating from nursing school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Uniondale, which is the most popular nursing profession, are good. In 2010, of the 162,860 nurses in New York, 26,180 were working in the greater Uniondale area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 13% in Uniondale. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Uniondale is $78,230 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.