Porterville has a general population of 39,615 and an overall student population of 4,571. Approximately 4,571 of Porterville's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Porterville's largest nursing school is Porterville College. Approximately 34 students graduated in 2010 from Porterville College with credentials in nursing.
A total of 34 students graduated with credentials in nursing from nursing schools in Porterville in 2010. If you decide to attend a nursing school in Porterville, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $658.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,638 for nursing related books and supplies each year.
If you plan on staying in Porterville after graduating from nursing school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Porterville, which is the most popular nursing profession, are good. There were 236,400 nurses working in California and 2,400 working in the greater Porterville area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 25% in Porterville. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.