Port Charlotte has a general population of 46,451 and an overall student population of 461. Approximately 461 of Port Charlotte's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Of the 1 nursing schools in Port Charlotte, the largest nursing school, by student population, is Charlotte Technical Center. In 2010, Charlotte Technical Center graduated approximately 124 students from its nursing program.
A reported 188 students graduated with credentials in nursing in Port Charlotte in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,942 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $500 for nursing related books and supplies each year.
Many nursing graduates choose to work as nurses after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Port Charlotte, your job prospects are good. In 2010, there were 151,100 nurses in Florida. Of these nurses, 1,310 were working in the greater Port Charlotte area. The number of nurses in Port Charlotte is expected to increase by 24% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Port Charlotte, you can expect to make an average salary of $47,460 per year. This is lower than the average salary for nurses in the state.