Tarboro, NC has one BSN school within its city limits. Edgecombe Community College has a total student population of 3,249. It is the 4011th highest ranked school in the USA and the 74th highest in the state of North Carolina (#1 is Duke University).
BSN students from Tarboro schools who go on to become nurses, forensic nurses, licensed vocational nurses, nurse administrators, etc. have a good chance at finding employment. For example, there are 2,583,770 people working as registered nurses alone in the US, and their average annual salary is $66,530. Also, Licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses make on average $40,900 per year and there are about 728,670 of them employed in the US today. In fact, in the Rocky Mount area alone, there are 210 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average salary of $42,000. Registered nurses in this area earn $57,060/yr and there are 1,170 employed.
Tarboro lies in Edgecombe county, which is one of the 64 counties in North Carolina. Overall, the Rocky Mount area has 58,710 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.4% unemployment rate, $16.12/hr average worker wage, and a $33,530 average annual salary. Thus, about 19.896 out of every 1000 jobs in Tarboro are held by registered nurses, and 3.512/1000 are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Edgecombe Community College ends up costing a student $3,844/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Tarboro|
|Rocky Mount||NC||57,428||2||10.9274||84||16.0 miles|
|New Bern||NC||-||1||11.0361||45||61.2 miles|
|Chapel Hill||NC||53,800||1||88.0971||148||84.3 miles|
|Morehead City||NC||-||1||9.34196||42||93.2 miles|
|Newport News||VA||182,057||4||29.3064||58||99.8 miles|