Turlock has a total population of 55,810 and a student population of 8,778. Of these students, 8,586 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Of the 1 nursing schools in Turlock, the largest nursing school, by student population, is California State University-Stanislaus. In 2010, California State University-Stanislaus graduated approximately 75 students from its nursing program.
In 2010, 75 students graduated with a nursing degree from one of Turlock's nursing schools. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $18,475 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Turlock nursing schools was an average of $29,635 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,638 for nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $7,924 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $9,898.
After graduating with your credentials in nursing, if you decide to work as a nurse in Turlock, your job prospects are good. In 2010, 1 out of every 75 nurses in California were working in the greater Turlock area. The government projects that the number of nurses in Turlock will increase by 25% 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 Turlock is $92,090 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.