There are schools offering RN programs in Georgia!
Schools Offering Nursing Programs in Georgia
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The top-ranked school in Georgia that has a RN program is Emory University. Emory University, which was ranked 14th in the country in 2010, is located in Atlanta. 108 students graduated with a degree in RN from Emory University in 2010. Students at Emory University paid $39,158 per year in tuition fees.
The second-ranked school in Georgia with a RN program is Georgia State University, which is located in Atlanta. In 2010, it was ranked 32nd nationwide. 157 students graduated with degree in RN from Georgia State University in 2010. Georgia State University charged in-state students $8,698 in tuition fees per year.
Mercer University, which was ranked 32nd nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Georgia that has a RN program. It is located in Macon. In 2010, Mercer University graduated 126 students from its RN programs. Mercer University charged in-state students $30,560 in tuition fees per year.
Rn schools in Georgia, charge students an average tuition of $7,577 per year. But, tuition can be as much as $39,158 per year, or as little as $1,863 per year. In 2010, the RN schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Georgia were:
- Emory University - located in Atlanta, students are charged $39,158 per year
- Mercer University - located in Macon, students are charged $30,560 per year
- Berry College - located in Mount Berry, students are charged $24,620 per year
The following Georgia RN schools had the lowest tuition rates:
- Athens Technical College - located in Athens, students are charged $1,863 per year
- Georgia Highlands College - located in Rome, students are charged $2,237 per year
- Georgia Northwestern Technical College - located in Rome, students are charged $2,268 per year
A RN degree from a Georgia school... what next?
Most people who graduate from RN school in Georgia go on to work as a registered nurse. Georgia had 65,390 registered nurses in 2010. In Georgia, the largest numbers of registered nurses work in the following counties:
- Barrow County - 33,790 registered nurses
- Burke County - 5,070 registered nurses
- Bryan County - 3,520 registered nurses
According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics the number of registered nurses is expected to grow by 35% by 2018. There are projected to be 90,440 registered nurses working in the Georgia then.
A registered nurse in Georgia earns $61,670 per year on average. However, this number is only an average. registered nurses in Georgia had varying salaries from $37,100 to $85,080 per year in 2010. The following counties in Georgia have the highest average salaries for registered nurses:
- Burke County - $65,340 per year
- Hall County - $64,160 per year
- Barrow County - $64,090 per year
A registered nurse in the following counties in Georgia make the lowest salaries on average:
- Brantley County - $52,670 per year
- Brooks County - $53,270 per year
- Appling County - $53,810 per year
For more data regarding a career in nursing in Georgia and to compare salaries with various related fields such as nurse assisting or forensic nursing, take a look at the graphs and charts below.
Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.
- Associate's Degree in Nursing in Georgia
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing in Georgia
- Master's Degree in Nursing in Georgia
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|Distance||School||City||State||Rating||Acceptance Rate||Student Population|
|5,902 miles from location||Georgia State University||Atlanta||GA||68.3293||68%||30,427|
|5,895 miles from location||Georgia Perimeter College||Decatur||GA||16.7262||58%||24,549|
|5,915 miles from location||Kennesaw State University||Kennesaw||GA||60.8852||56%||22,389|
|5,746 miles from location||Georgia Southern University||Statesboro||GA||32.9448||72%||19,086|
|5,704 miles from location||South University-Savannah||Savannah||GA||17.3865||44%||13,179|
|5,899 miles from location||Emory University||Atlanta||GA||86.1612||28%||12,930|
|5,827 miles from location||Valdosta State University||Valdosta||GA||59.0098||52%||12,391|
|5,943 miles from location||University of West Georgia||Carrollton||GA||56.8754||57%||11,500|
|5,930 miles from location||Columbus State University||Columbus||GA||24.244||61%||8,178|
|5,856 miles from location||Mercer University||Macon||GA||66.2857||20%||8,072|
|5,707 miles from location||Armstrong Atlantic State University||Savannah||GA||55.7086||61%||7,538|
|5,948 miles from location||West Georgia Technical College||Waco||GA||14.9188||n/a||7,313|
|5,765 miles from location||Augusta State University||Augusta||GA||51.0634||68%||7,061|
|5,833 miles from location||Georgia College & State University||Milledgeville||GA||63.1655||48%||6,633|
|5,861 miles from location||Macon State College||Macon||GA||9.40475||n/a||6,615|
|0 miles from location||Clayton State University||Morrow||GA||21.8026||53%||6,587|
|5,949 miles from location||Georgia Northwestern Technical College||Rome||GA||15.91||n/a||5,994|
|5,884 miles from location||Darton College||Albany||GA||11.5575||n/a||5,854|
|5,941 miles from location||Dalton State College||Dalton||GA||15.0432||n/a||5,722|
|5,882 miles from location||North Georgia College & State University||Dahlonega||GA||27.7495||53%||5,652|
|5,951 miles from location||Georgia Highlands College||Rome||GA||15.0481||100%||5,219|
|5,843 miles from location||Athens Technical College||Athens||GA||14.3033||n/a||5,167|
|5,886 miles from location||Gordon College||Barnesville||GA||15.3212||74%||4,545|
|5,880 miles from location||Albany State University||Albany||GA||26.6919||38%||4,473|
|5,932 miles from location||Columbus Technical College||Columbus||GA||11.0556||n/a||4,172|
|5,837 miles from location||Middle Georgia College||Cochran||GA||18.4475||59%||3,614|
|5,901 miles from location||Bainbridge College||Bainbridge||GA||14.7401||65%||3,558|
|5,843 miles from location||Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College||Tifton||GA||20.9039||87%||3,327|
|5,722 miles from location||College of Coastal Georgia||Brunswick||GA||6.56276||n/a||3,080|
|5,887 miles from location||Georgia Southwestern State University||Americus||GA||23.3063||52%||2,903|
|5,872 miles from location||Brenau University||Gainesville||GA||54.8741||12%||2,760|
|5,763 miles from location||Medical College of Georgia||Augusta||GA||0.865177||n/a||2,515|
|5,804 miles from location||South Georgia College||Douglas||GA||18.7999||100%||2,000|
|5,950 miles from location||Berry College||Mount Berry||GA||63.3969||35%||1,922|
|5,866 miles from location||Southwest Georgia Technical College||Thomasville||GA||14.2445||n/a||1,721|
|5,900 miles from location||University of Phoenix-Atlanta Campus||Atlanta||GA||8.56179||n/a||1,568|
|5,938 miles from location||LaGrange College||Lagrange||GA||24.6088||26%||1,027|
|5,707 miles from location||University of Phoenix-Savannah Campus||Savannah||GA||3.55339||n/a||668|
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|Rank||Profession||Employment Number||Avg Salary||Job Growth (past 5 yrs)|
|Registered Nurses +||65,390||$61,670||9.5%|
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