Ontario has a general population of 10,985 and an overall student population of 2,618. Approximately 2,618 of Ontario's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Of the 1 nursing schools in Ontario, the largest nursing school, by student population, is Treasure Valley Community College. In 2010, approximately 27 students graduated from the Nursing program at Treasure Valley Community College.
In 2010, 56 students graduated with a nursing certificate in Ontario. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $13,845 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Ontario nursing schools was an average of $14,295 per year in 2009.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,350 for nursing related books and supplies every year. And if you live on campus at one of the Ontario-based nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $6,195 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $7,050.
If you plan on staying in Ontario after graduating from nursing school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Ontario, which is the most popular nursing profession, are good. In 2010, of the 30,660 nurses in Oregon, 2,250 were working in the greater Ontario area. The number of nurses in Ontario is expected to increase by 22% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Ontario is $63,730 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.