With an overall population of 4,943 and a student population of 1,556, approximately 1,556 of Marion students attend one of Marion's schools that offer nursing programs.
Marion's largest nursing school is McDowell Technical Community College. In 2010, approximately 35 students graduated from the Nursing program at McDowell Technical Community College.
A total of 52 students graduated with credentials in nursing from nursing schools in Marion in 2010. In 2009 tuition at nursing schools in Marion was $1,668 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $1,000 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nursing program in Marion.
If you plan on staying in Marion after graduating from nursing school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Marion, which is the most popular nursing profession, are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 25 nurses in North Carolina were working in the greater Marion area. Marion's nurse workforce is projected to increase by 27% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Marion is $53,110 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.