With an overall population of 23,128 and a student population of 3,458, approximately 3,458 of New Bern students attend one of New Bern's schools that offer nursing programs.
New Bern's largest nursing school is Craven Community College. Approximately 32 students graduated in 2010 from Craven Community College with credentials in nursing.
In 2010, 48 students graduated with a nursing degree in New Bern. If you decide to attend a nursing school in New Bern, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $1,316.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,270 for nursing related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as a nurse in New Bern, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 26 nurses in North Carolina were working in the greater New Bern area. The number of nurses in New Bern is expected 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 New Bern is $54,450 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.