Vancouver has a general population of 143,560 and an overall student population of 14,080. Approximately 12,989 of Vancouver's students are enrolled in schools that offer nursing programs.
Vancouver's largest nursing school is Clark College. In 2010, Clark College graduated approximately 119 students with credentials in nursing.
In 2010, 198 students graduated with a nursing degree in Vancouver. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $2,835 per year in tuition costs.
In addition to tuition costs, you should plan on spending an average of $972 for books and supplies each year, while enrolled in a nursing program in Vancouver.
If you plan on staying in Vancouver after graduating from nursing school, you should know that job prospects for nurses in Vancouver, which is the most popular nursing profession, are good. In 2010, there were 54,560 nurses in Washington State. Of these nurses, 19,610 were working in the greater Vancouver area. By the year 2018, the number of nurses is expected to increase by 30% in Vancouver. This projected change is faster than the projected nationwide trend for nurses.
The average salary you can expect to earn as a nurse in Vancouver is $78,430 per year, which is higher than the average for nurses state-wide.