Alexandria has a total population of 128,283 and a student population of 663. Of these students, 409 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Alexandria's largest nursing school is Global Health Nurse Training Services. In 2010, Global Health Nurse Training Services graduated approximately 188 students with credentials in nursing.
In 2010, 188 students graduated with a nursing certificate in Alexandria.
Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Alexandria, your job prospects are good. There were 60,590 nurses working in Virginia and 30,100 working in the greater Alexandria area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 23% in Alexandria. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Alexandria, you can expect to make an average salary of $73,550 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nurses in the state.