Palatka has a general population of 10,033 and an overall student population of 5,826. Approximately 5,826 of Palatka's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Palatka's largest nursing school is Saint Johns River State College. In 2010, Saint Johns River State College graduated approximately 106 students with credentials in nursing.
In 2010, 106 students graduated with a nursing degree from one of Palatka's nursing schools. If you decide to attend a nursing school in Palatka, you can expect to pay an average yearly tuition of $2,318.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,161 for nursing related books and supplies each year.
If you decide to work as a nurse in Palatka, your job prospects are good. In 2010, of the 151,100 nurses in Florida, 2,940 were working in the greater Palatka area. The number of nurses in Palatka is expected to increase by 24% 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 Palatka is $57,350 per year, which is lower than the average for nurses state-wide.