Poughkeepsie, NY has one nursing school within its city limits. Dutchess Community College has a total student population of 9,823. It is the 4964th highest ranked school in the USA and the 336th highest in the state of New York (#1 is Columbia University in the City of New York). To learn more about nursing programs in Poughkeepsie, ratemyprofessors.com has reviews of nursing professors at Dutchess Community College such as Madeline Bashoff, Karen Blonder, Karen Desmond, Toni Doherty, Jacqueline Fitzpatrick, and Ingrid Frengle-Burke.
Nursing students from Poughkeepsie schools who go on to become nurses, registered nurses, practical nurses, pediatric nurses, 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 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown area alone, there are 1,470 employed licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses earning an average salary of $41,730. Registered nurses in this area earn $70,780/yr and there are 4,760 employed.
Poughkeepsie lies in Dutchess county, which is one of the 28 counties in New York. Overall, the Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown area has 245,880 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.2% unemployment rate, $21.87/hr average worker wage, and a $45,480 average annual salary. Thus, about 19.359 out of every 1000 jobs in Poughkeepsie are held by registered nurses, and 5.998/1000 are held by licensed practical and licensed vocational nurses.
After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Dutchess Community College ends up costing a student $5,874/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Poughkeepsie|
|Hyde Park||NY||-||1||37.5099||6||6.3 miles|
|New Paltz||NY||-||1||36.3278||86||9.2 miles|
|West Point||NY||-||1||80.8664||76||21.4 miles|
|White Plains||NY||57,617||2||21.3371||15||47.8 miles|
|New Rochelle||NY||74,592||3||35.7163||149||54.5 miles|
|Mount Vernon||NY||68,747||8||36.4632||259||54.9 miles|
|West Paterson||NJ||-||1||20.7455||20||57.8 miles|
|New Haven||CT||123,302||4||21.032||186||58.5 miles|
|North Haven||CT||-||1||35.1029||2||59.0 miles|