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Polk State College

999 Avenue H NE, Winter Haven, Florida 33881-4299
(863) 297-1000

2 miles from location
 
 
 
Campus Setting Institution Type Number of Programs Number of Subjects
Suburb: Midsize 2-year, Public 33 40
Student Population In-State Tuition Out of State Tuition Enrollment/Graduation Rate
9,437 $14,589 $16,944 31%

Degrees Offered

Associates
2

Ridge Career Center

7700 State Rd 544, Winter Haven, Florida 33881-9518
(863) 419-3060

7 miles from location
 
 
 
Campus Setting Institution Type Number of Programs Number of Subjects
Rural: Fringe 2-year, Public 36 26
Student Population In-State Tuition Out of State Tuition Enrollment/Graduation Rate
560 $17,585 $17,943 14%

Degrees Offered

Certificate
3

Rose Training Institute

301 3rd St NW Ste 212, Winter Haven, Florida 33881
(863) 292-8101 x101

1 miles from location
 
 
 
Campus Setting Institution Type Number of Programs Number of Subjects
n/a n/a n/a 5
Student Population In-State Tuition Out of State Tuition Enrollment/Graduation Rate
45 n/a n/a n/a

Degrees Offered

Certificate
Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
2 miles from location Polk State College Winter Haven FL 15.7445 n/a 9,437
7 miles from location Ridge Career Center Winter Haven FL 10.9847 n/a 560
1 miles from location Rose Training Institute Winter Haven FL n/a n/a 45

There are 3 accredited nursing schools in the city of Winter Haven. In 2010, 161 students graduated from nursing degree programs and nursing certificate programs from these schools.

Top School

Polk State College is the top-ranked school in Winter Haven that offers nursing courses. The school received a ranking of 84th in the country in 2010. Polk State College graduated 138 students from its nursing program in 2010. Polk State College charged in-state students taking nursing classes $2,789 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

The average tuition at Winter Haven accredited nursing schools is $6,293 per year. Tuition at Polk State College, however, Winter Haven's most expensive nursing school is in the range of $2,789 per year. Tuition at Ridge Career Center, Winter Haven's least expensive nursing school is approximately $2,385 per year.

You've earned a nursing certificate...now what?

Many Winter Haven nursing graduates become registered nurse, licensed practical nurse, family nurse practitioner, critical care clinical nurse specialist, patient care assistant. In 2010, 3 out of every 100 nurses in Florida, worked in Winter Haven. A total of 9,150 nurses were working in Winter Haven. Of these, 4,150 were registered nurses. In addition, 1,850 were licensed practical nurses and 120 were family nurse practitioners.

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 363,300 nurses will be working in Florida. This would require the number of nurses to grow by 18%. This expected growth in the number of Florida nurses is faster than the growth that is expected for nurses around the US.

Salary

On average, nurses earn a salary of $55,404 per year in Winter Haven, Florida But, salaries for nurses can vary. In 2010, nurses made as little as less than $37,106 per year or as much as more than $138,100 per year in Winter Haven.

On average the highest paid nurses were:

  1. Critical Care Clinical Nurse Specialist - $96,830 per year
  2. Family Nurse Practitioner - $63,660 per year
  3. Registered Nurse - $57,650 per year

On average the lowest paid nurses were:

  1. Licensed Practical Nurse - $36,190 per year
  2. Patient Care Assistant - $22,690 per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional Winter Haven statistics regarding a nursing career, after graduating from a nursing training program at the nursing certificate, nursing associates degree, nursing bachelor's degree, nursing master's degree or nursing doctoral degree levels, and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as nurse assisting or LPN.

 
 

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Nursing in Winter Haven, FL

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Registered Nurses + 4,150 $57,650 6.7%
2
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants + 2,900 $22,690 9.0%
3
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses + 1,850 $36,190 -31.5%
4
Medical and Health Services Managers + 130 $96,830 -13.3%
5
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other + 120 $63,660 71.4%
 

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