Yonkers has a general population of 196,086 and an overall student population of 451. Approximately 295 of Yonkers's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Cochran School of Nursing is the largest nursing school in Yonkers, based on student population. In 2010, Cochran School of Nursing graduated approximately 121 students from its nursing program.
A reported 121 students graduated with credentials in nursing in Yonkers in 2010.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Yonkers, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 162,860 nurses in New York, 96,270 were working in the greater Yonkers area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 13% in Yonkers. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Yonkers is $80,980 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.