With an overall population of 55,977 and a student population of 576, approximately 420 of Concord students attend one of Concord's schools that offer nursing programs.
Cabarrus College of Health Sciences is the largest nursing school in Concord, based on student population. In 2010, Cabarrus College of Health Sciences graduated approximately 78 students from its nursing program.
A reported 78 students graduated with credentials in nursing in Concord in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $9,950 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,300 for nursing related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Concord after graduating from nursing school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Concord, which is the most popular nursing profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 5 nurses in North Carolina were working in the greater Concord area. The number of nurses in Concord is expected to increase by 27% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Concord is $58,370 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.