Carlisle, PA has twenty-four RN schools within a 100-mile radius of its city center. Catholic University of America, the highest ranked school in this group with a RN program, has a total student population of 6,768. It is the 209th highest ranked school in the USA and the 4th highest in the state of District Of Columbia (#1 is George Washington University).
RN students from Carlisle schools who go on to become registered nurses, nurses, RNs, 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.
Carlisle lies in Cumberland county, which is one of the 32 counties in Pennsylvania. Overall, the Harrisburg-Carlisle area has 310,690 total employed workers according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, with a 1.3% unemployment rate, $20.26/hr average worker wage, and a $42,140 average annual salary.
Of the 24 RN schools with a 100-mile radius of Carlisle, none have a student population over 10k. After taking into account tuition, living expenses, and financial aid, Catholic University of America comes out as the most expensive ($32,122/yr) for RN students, with Salem Community College as the lowest, reported at only $6,922/yr.
|Name||State||Population||# of Schools||Avg School Rank||Total Programs||Distance from Carlisle|
|State College||PA||-||2||29.8064||24||53.8 miles|
|Owings Mills||MD||-||2||12.2029||18||58.5 miles|
|Ellicott City||MD||73,232||0||-||0||67.4 miles|
|Montgomery Village||MD||43,313||0||-||0||70.7 miles|
|Lincoln University||PA||-||1||24.1268||75||72.5 miles|
|Aspen Hill||MD||53,748||0||-||0||77.2 miles|
|North East||MD||-||1||7.7142||47||78.5 miles|