Stockton has a total population of 243,771 and a student population of 29,263. Of these students, 20,223 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Stockton's largest nursing school is San Joaquin Delta College. In 2010, approximately 280 students graduated from the Nursing program at San Joaquin Delta College.
A reported 314 students graduated with credentials in nursing in Stockton in 2010. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $624 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $1,638 for nursing related books and supplies every year.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Stockton, your job prospects are good. There were 236,400 nurses working in California and 3,850 working in the greater Stockton area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 25% in Stockton. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Stockton is $83,100 per year. This is lower than the state-wide average salary for nurses.