With an overall population of 1,195 and a student population of 2,736, approximately 2,736 of Polkton students attend one of Polkton's schools that offer nursing programs.
Polkton's largest nursing school is South Piedmont Community College. In 2010, South Piedmont Community College graduated approximately 31 students from its nursing program.
In 2010, 50 students graduated with a nursing certificate in Polkton. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $1,738 per year in tuition costs.
You should also anticipate spending about $770 for nursing related books and supplies every year.
If you plan on staying in Polkton after graduating from nursing school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Polkton, which is the most popular nursing profession, are good. There were 84,300 nurses working in North Carolina and 17,940 working in the greater Polkton area in 2010. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 27% in Polkton. This anticipated change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Polkton is $58,370 per year. This is higher than the state-wide average salary for nurses.