With an overall population of 2,312 and a student population of 11,009, approximately 11,009 of Newtown students attend one of Newtown's schools that offer nursing programs.
The largest nursing school in Newtown, by student population, is Bucks County Community College. In 2010, approximately 84 students graduated from the Nursing program at Bucks County Community College.
In 2010, 84 students graduated with a nursing degree in Newtown. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $3,546 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.
Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Newtown, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 135,400 nurses in Pennsylvania. Of these nurses, 6,650 were working in the greater Newtown area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Newtown will increase by 16% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Newtown is $58,640 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.