Oroville has a general population of 13,004 and an overall student population of 13,147. Approximately 13,147 of Oroville's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
The largest nursing school in Oroville, by student population, is Butte College. In 2010, Butte College graduated approximately 82 students with credentials in nursing.
In 2010, 114 students graduated with a nursing degree in Oroville. If you decide to attend a nursing school in Oroville, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $804.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,666 for nursing related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Oroville, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 236,400 nurses in California, 1,570 were working in the greater Oroville area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 25% in Oroville. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Oroville is $85,750 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.