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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in New York


Around 1.7% of New York's graduates graduate from nursing degree programs every year. That means an estimated 9,379 registered nurses graduate from New York's 100 RN schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in New York with a RN program is Columbia University in the City of New York, which is located in New York. In 2010, it was ranked 3rd nationwide. In 2010, Columbia University in the City of New York graduated 357 students from its RN program. Tuition at Columbia University in the City of New York was $43,304 per year.

New York University, which was ranked 9th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in New York that has a RN program. It is located in New York. In 2010, 280 students graduated from New York University RN program. Tuition at New York University was $40,082 per year.

University of Rochester, which was ranked 9th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in New York that has a RN program. It is located in Rochester. 141 students graduated with degree in RN from University of Rochester in 2010. Students at University of Rochester paid $40,282 per year in tuition fees.

Cost

Tuition at New York's RN schools ranges from $43,304 per year to $3,320 per year. But, the average tuition is $12,144 per year. In 2010, the RN schools that charged the highest tuition rates in New York were:

  1. Columbia University in the City of New York - located in New York, students are charged $43,304 per year
  2. University of Rochester - located in Rochester, students are charged $40,282 per year
  3. New York University - located in New York, students are charged $40,082 per year

The lowest tuition rates at New York RN schools were charged at the following schools:

  1. Dutchess Community College - located in Poughkeepsie, students are charged $3,320 per year
  2. CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College - located in New York, students are charged $3,468 per year
  3. CUNY Queensborough Community College - located in Oakland Gardens, students are charged $3,490 per year

A RN degree from a New York school... what next?

The highest percentage of RN graduates in New York pursue careers as a registered nurse. New York had 169,710 registered nurses in 2010. The largest populations of New York registered nurses are working in the following counties:

  1. Bergen County - 96,270 registered nurses
  2. Nassau County - 26,180 registered nurses
  3. Erie County - 11,460 registered nurses

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of registered nurses in New York will grow by 13%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 184,120 registered nurses working in New York.

Salary

On average, a registered nurse earns a salary of $74,000 per year in New York state. But, salaries for registered nurses can vary. In 2010, registered nurses made as little as less than $36,570 per year or as much as more than $104,710 per year in New York. On average a registered nurse earns the most in the following New York counties:

  1. Bergen County - $82,000 per year
  2. Nassau County - $78,250 per year
  3. Dutchess County - $73,380 per year

The following counties in New York have the lowest average salaries for registered nurses:

  1. Allegany County - $52,940 per year
  2. Chemung County - $53,750 per year
  3. Broome County - $55,230 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional New York statistics regarding a career in nursing and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as nurse assisting or forensic nursing.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing in New York
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing in New York
  • Master's Degree in Nursing in New York
  • Doctoral Degree in Nursing in New York
  • Certificate in Nursing in New York

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Registered Nurses 169,710 $74,000 3.2%
 

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