Newberg has a total population of 18,064 and a student population of 3,388. Of these students, 3,388 are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
The largest nursing school in Newberg, by student population, is George Fox University. In 2010, George Fox University graduated approximately 31 students from its nursing program.
A reported 31 students graduated with credentials in nursing in Newberg in 2010. In 2009 tuition at nursing schools in Newberg was $26,180 per year, on average.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $900 for nursing related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus at one of the Newberg-based nursing schools, you will have an added expense of $8,320 per year, on average, for room and board. Students who live at home can cut this cost down to approximately $29,080.
If you plan on staying in Newberg after graduating from nursing school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Newberg, which is the most popular nursing profession, are good. There were 30,660 nurses working in Oregon and 19,610 working in the greater Newberg area in 2010. The government projects that the number of nurses in Newberg will increase by 22% by the year 2018. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
As a nurse in Newberg, you can expect to make an average salary of $78,430 per year. This is higher than the average salary for nurses in the state.